The Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force

Assembly Bill 1520 (Chapter 415, Statutes of 2016) directed the California Department of Social Services to convene The Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force. The purpose of the Task Force is development of recommendations to reduce child poverty rates, especially deep child poverty.

The Task Force will issue its final report by November 1, 2018. This report is intended to be a high-level policy document to inform the next Administration and the Legislature.

Task Force Members

The Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force Members

Task Force Meeting Information

  • December 12, 2017
  • January 17, 2018
  • March 14, 2018
  • May 30, 2018
  • July 18, 2018

Any person who wishes to request this notice or other materials in an alternative format, requires translation services, or needs any disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids or services, which would enable that person to participate at the meeting must make that request at least seven days prior to the meeting date, to Lisa Marie Shirley, CDSS, at Lisa-Marie.Shirley@dss.ca.gov.

Questions regarding the Task Force may be directed to Kim Johnson, CalWORKs and Child Care Branch Chief, at kim.johnson@dss.ca.gov.

Meeting Location
California Department of Social Services
744 P Street, Auditorium, Room 9-02-205
Sacramento, CA 95814

January 17, 2018 Meeting Information


December 12, 2017 Meeting Information