Understanding County Budgeting After Proposition 47

California is in the midst of major changes in criminal justice: policy shifts have been reducing over-incarceration at both the state and local level. These changes impact more than the number of people incarcerated – they also open up an opportunity to rethink spending.

Our latest toolkit, created in partnership with the California Budget and Policy Center, is designed to help local advocates understand local budgeting processes and take advantage of this opportunity to improve local investment priorities.