has helped to develop Assembly Bill 503 to develope
a "Welfare Bill of Rights" for CalWORKs reciepients.
CalWORKs parents time back on their 60-month time clock
if they have not received critical support services, such
as childcare, transportation, mental health and domestic
violence services, and information in their native languages,
due to caseworker error or omission.
an accessible, readable pamphlet on the CalWORKs program,
including a welfare Bill of Rights and description of CalWORKs
services, to be provided on determination and re-determination
additional rights that provide maximum aid and information
on how to access CalWORKs workers.
a study on the costs and impact on CalWORKs parents and
the state to stop the 60-month time limits on welfare when
a parent is fully meeting the welfare-to-work requirements
through work, education or training.
In Spring 2004 LIFETIME helped
develop Senate Bill 1639.
1639 increases access to quality, language-accessible education,
and training programs for low-income people in California,
from vocational ESL programs to college degrees. Specifically,