Important Updates from the HHS Network

Statewide Briefing Call – Thursday, 5/19 at 11:00 AM

The HHS Network will be hosting a STATEWIDE BRIEFING call on THURSDAY (May 19th) at 11:00 AM to discuss the Governor’s revised budget, including differences from the January budget, what it means for our budget advocacy work in the days and weeks ahead, along with upcoming actions and opportunities for you and your partners to get involved!

See call details below:

Statewide Briefing Call
THURSDAY May 19th at 11:00 AM
866-516-5393 Pass Code: 78010970

Take Action & Show Your Support for Revenues!

Now that the Governor’s revised budget has been released, it’s up to us to make sure our legislators understand what’s at stake: without these necessary revenues, California seniors, people with disabilities, low-income families and children will be forced (once again) to suffer even more devastating cuts.

Please submit a letter to the editor of your local daily newspaper urging legislators to support Governor Brown’s revised budget package – including proposals to extend existing revenue streams in order to prevent additional cuts to health and human services! Customizable LTE templates, available for download below, are available to help you get started! Download the May Revise LTE sample templates.

The HHS Network has also prepared key messages and talking points in response to the Governor’s May Revise budget – available for download here:
May Revise Key Messages & Talking Points.

Phone bank for a fair budget with revenues! Our allies at SEIU are organizing phone banks all across the state to help get the word out that passing these modest revenue extensions are absolutely critical for California’s future! Click the link below to download a complete list of phone bank dates, times & locations and get involved today! Download the SEIU phone bank location list.

Speak Out for a Fair Budget on May 19th! Join California Partnership and the HHS Network on Thursday, May 19th in Sacramento as we stand up to Republican obstructionism and speak out for our values and the California we want to live in!

Thursday’s event will be taking place alongside the California Republican Party’s “Speak Out” event in Sacramento – where Republicans plan to make the case for their “no revenues” budget.

To get involved:

Step 1:
Email or call Pete Woiwode, California Partnership: or 510-504-9552

Step 2: RSVP to the event by emailing: A simple message saying “I intend to attend the event on Thursday” will suffice.

Step 3: Meet organizers and other advocates at 6:15 pm at a nearby Jack in the Box: 6300 Power Inn Rd (map)*

If you need a ride, can provide rides, or have any questions, please contact Pete Woiwode at

*If you are not able to meet us beforehand, the event is at:

Alliance Auto Body
8182 Elder Creek Road
Sacramento, CA 95824.
Please get in touch with Pete Woiwode before the event.

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