Application Deadline: December 1, 2023
Final Report Deadline: March 29, 2024
UC Center Sacramento is pleased to announce the Equity Framework Advancement Award. This $15,000 grant will be awarded on a competitive basis to a graduate student and faculty mentor who are interested in developing a White Paper on incorporating the concept of equity into the legislative bill analysis process.
The purpose of the Award is to support research and writing of a White Paper and Policy Brief accomplishing the following aims:
- Review alternative definitions of equity, and provide a defensibly broad definition of equity for the purpose of legislative analysis in California that is consistent with HR39
- Perform a thorough review of approaches for incorporating equity into bill analysis at the local, state, and federal levels
- Propose an evidence-based framework for assessing equity-related impacts of legislative bills in California
- Describe how the framework can be applied across legislative committee subject areas
The resulting work product will be delivered to the Assembly Speaker's Office by UC Center Sacramento.