Resources and Issues

Local children’s fund measures, campaigns and polls in California

Campaigns for local children’s funds in California

2018

ALAMEDA COUNTY EARLY CARE CAMPAIGN FOR JUNE, 2018

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY MARIJUANA TAX MEASURE – On track for November, 2018

CITY OF RICHMOND – Budget set-aside to create a Youth Fund, June 2018

SANTA CRUZ City and County – Increasing a city marijuana tax to create a Children’s Fund and utilizing marijuana resources to create a county early care initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2018

Yolo, Marijuana general tax measure calling out kids

Emerging for 2020

YOLO COUNTY PRESCHOOL INITIATIVE – Increasing sales tax through voter initiative

Ballot measure language for California children and youth funds – No need to re-invent the wheel

ONE-PAGER: Drafting a dedicated funding measure – one-page summary created by Funding the Next Generation on elements of a funding measure

DECISION POINTS in drafting a measure

Polling on funding measures for children and youth services – getting essential information on what the public thinks

Local polls and polling information with a local perspective

Statewide

National perspective

Early organizing from around the state

San Francisco – 2 model measures: California’s first children’s fund and only universal preschool fund

Children’s Fund information

Preschool for All information

History of early care local funding efforts in the Bay Area

  • Summary – prepared by Ellen Dektar, Alameda County

2016 children’s fund campaign information

Information on running political campaigns

NOTE: Most of the information on campaigns is in our campaign manual, linked here: http://www.fundingthenextgeneration.org/nextgenwp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Funding-the-Next-Generation-September2017-small.pdf