The Center for California Studies hosted the 28th Annual Envisioning California Conference last week in Sacramento. The topic of this year’s conference was Homelessness in California. Given the relevancy of this issue in communities across the state, the day’s discussion and panels with ripe with insight and thoughtful conversation. Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg delivered the keynote address at lunch, touching on many of the sensitive topics and policy points surrounding homelessness.
The Center also hosted a post-conference reception to celebrate our 35th anniversary along with the notable anniversaries of the four Capital Fellows Programs (60th anniversary of the Assembly Fellowship; 45th anniversary of the Senate Fellowship; the 32nd anniversary of the Executive Fellowship; and the 20th anniversary of the Judicial Fellowship). Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen was on hand to accept the joint resolution from the State Senate and Assembly commemorating the special occasion.