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e.g. SB 391 - CA Homes and Jobs Act
e.g. support/oppose legislation, write position letter or sign petition, join a coalition,
Provide pertinent background information on the issue. What problem does this policy seek to address? Who is the
Provide a brief summary of your organization/ coalition’s work on this issue.
At what level of government is advocacy needed (Local, State, Federal)? Who are the targets?
UWBA’s goal is to cut Bay Area poverty in half by 2020. How will this policy cut poverty? How is policy
aligned with Roadmap
? *Policies will be ranked by high, moderate, or low impact. High impact means it moves the most # of people out of poverty.
Do critical populations of poverty benefit? How? *These are female headed households, families with young children, immigrants, men and boys of color, seniors.
Who are key supporters and what are their main arguments?
Who is on the other side of the issue or is likely to be? What are the key opposing arguments?
Who should UWBA talk to about this issue?
What is the likelihood of success? What are the key challenges?