In the session, you’ll learn about how state budget and tax decisions are made, how state funding is raised and spent, and how you can be part of setting the state’s budget priorities. Participants will gain an understanding of the state’s current budget situation and key budget decision points.
In addition to learning to navigate the current state budget process, you’ll also be invited to evaluate the process through a racial equity lens and imagine what a more equitable process might look like.
We have allotted 2.5 hours for this event to allow for plenty of discussion among attendees. Depending on the audience, this event may wrap up after 2 hours.
This event will have AI captions via Zoom’s transcription function. If you need professional captioning, or have another accessibility accommodation, please email MCN’s program assistant with your request at least two weeks prior to the start of the event.
Scholarship rate: $15
We encourage you to pay the registration rate that is meaningful to and possible for you. While earned revenue from our events is a significant portion of our operating budget, supporting the policy and advocacy work we do on behalf of nonprofits, we aim to keep our fees accessible, often below market rate, and offer scholarships to those who need them to participate in our professional development opportunities. There is one scholarship rate. If your participation is dependent on a subsidized rate, enter the promo code SCHOL15 in the promotional code field and apply the code to generate your registration rate at checkout. You will not be asked to complete an application to prove need. If your rate does not update, please do not submit payment and contact firstname.lastname@example.org
is the deputy director at the Minnesota Budget Project. She spends much of her time researching Minnesota's economic trends, working on more inclusive state policies for immigrants, and demystifying the state’s budget process.
Clark earned a B.S. in public health from Tulane University, and an M.P.P. from The George Washington University.