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    Publications: GACI has published a number of valuable publications to help educate and inform legislators on key education, human services and health issues.

    Issue Briefs: GACI has published a number of valuable issue briefs to help educate and inform legislators on key education, human services and health issues.

    Publications

    Player's Guide to the Capitol: California Lawmakers (2013-14)

    Easy to use, helpful handbook for anyone working with the legislature or with policy  -- as advocate, as lobbyist or just to be informed.  Provides individual profiles of Legislators with contact information, committee membership, areas of interest and more
    Price: $39.95

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    Reaching Beyond Horizons

    2010-2011 Funding Grant Directory
    Includes an extensive list of funding opportunities for programs and organizations working with children, youth and families.
    Price: $35

     
       

    2009-2010 Funding Grant Directory

    2007-2008 Foundation Grant Directory: Reaching Beyond Horizons
    Includes an extensive list of funding opportunities for programs and organizations working with children, youth and families.
    Price $20 + shipping & handling. (while supply lasts)

     
     
       

    Legislative and Executive Resource Handbook: Kids Health Coverage Everything you wanted to know about kid’s health coverage but were afraid to ask…The Resource Handbook lists all the information and tools including several issue briefs GACI has produced including:

    "Medi-Cal 101"
    "Healthy Families 101"
    "California Children’s Programs"
    Price: $45 + shipping & handling.

     
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    The California Delegation on Pre-K and Early Learning: The New Jersey Tour Binder
    This Resource Handbook includes a description of the California Delegation to New Jersey in March 2009, including detailed information on the New Jersey programs visited, classroom evaluations of the New Jersey preschool classrooms for 2008, NIEER “The State of Preschool,” Rutgers Study on Educating Preschool Teachers, comparisons of New Jersey and California programs, a detailed description of the Abbott Program, and more.
    Cost:  $45 + shipping & handling.
     
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    Issue Briefs

    Putting Teeth Into Health Reform: Implementing the ACA's Pediatric Oral Health Benefit
    Background and key issues in implementing the pediatric oral health benefit in California.

    UOP_Issue Brief_ACA.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    California's Oral Health Infrustructure
    An overview of the oral health infrustructure in California.

    UOP_Issue Brief_CA Oral Health Infrastructure_Draft.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    Community Water Fluoridation
    Backgound and facts on community water fluoridation.

    UOP_Issue Brief_Community Water Flouridation_ II.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    Children's Oral Health in California
    A brief overview of children's oral health in California. Includes information in disparities and other statistics.

    UOP_Issue Brief_Children's Oral Health.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    Oral Health Workforce in Califorina
    This issue briefs provides an overview of California's oral health workforce.

    UOP_Issue Brief_Oral Health Workforce in CA.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    Community-Based Oral Health Programs
    Overview of community-based oral health programs. What are they? What makes a successful community-based oral health program?

    UOP_Issue Brief_Community-Based Oral Health Programs.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    The Oral Health Safety Net in California
    Background information on the oral health safety net in California including facts and figures, challenges, and oppertunities.

    UOP_Issue Brief_Community-Based Oral Health Programs.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    Perinatal Oral Health
    This issue brief provides background information on perinatal oral health in California.

    UOP_Issue Brief_Perinatal Oral Health.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    The Virtual Dental Home
    Issue brief on the Virtual Dental Home demonstration project in California.

    UOP_Issue Brief_Virtual Dental Home.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    Analysis of the Governor's Healthy Families Proposal
    Analysis of the Governor's Healthy Families ProposalSummary of LAO's analysis of the Governor's proposal to shift children in the Healthy Families Program to Medi-Cal.

    GACI_Issue Brief_Analysis of Govs HFP Proposal.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    The Future of Healthy Families
    An issue brief summarizing the findings of an Urban Institute report that explores various Healthy Families Program (HFP) transition scenarios

    The Future of Healthy Families.pdf
    Free Download
       
       

    California Children’s Programs 101
    This fact sheet provides information about non-Medi-Cal programs within the state.  Families who do not meet the eligibility requirements for Medi-Cal, may be able to qualify for services described within this text.

    "California Children’s Programs" (pdf) ~ Free Download
       
       

    Healthy Families 101
    This issue brief provides a history of the Healthy Families Program. Other information includes funding and eligibility requirements.

    "Healthy Families 101" (pdf) ~ Free Download
       
       

    Medi-Cal 101
    This issue brief is packed full of information regarding Medi-Cal – from inception, funding and eligibility requirements, to programs within the Medi-Cal umbrella.

    "Medi-Cal 101" (pdf) ~ Free Download
       
       
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