Reimagine

L.A.COUNTY

Reimagine

L.A.COUNTY

In 2020, 2 million voters approved an investment of $900 million for community services and alternatives to incarceration.

FOUR YEARS LATER, we are still FIGHTing for full funding.

IT'S BUDGET SEASON

IT'S BUDGET SEASON

AND THERE ARE SO MANY WAYS YOU CAN PLUG IN AND MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD.

CALLS TO ACTION

CALL TO ACTION

WE URGENTLY NEED YOUR VOICE!

SOUND OFF!

Tell us what you think & ENTER TO WIN A RAFFLE!

The Care First Budget Survey

The County needs to hear from YOU – what do you and your family need? What does a “Care First” budget look like? What services do you want to see funded in your community?

Presupuesto Cuidado Primero

El Condado necesita escucharle A USTED: ¿qué necesitan usted y su familia? ¿Cómo sería un presupuesto “Care First” (que sitúe al cuidado primero)? ¿Qué servicios quiere que se financien en su comunidad?

L.A. COUNTY TIMELINE

Budget process

Budget process

The County budget operates on a fiscal year schedule: July–June.  Each year’s budget is created the year prior. During this time, the budget moves through multiple phases before it is ultimately adopted. 

APRIL-June

Recommended Budget

April: County CEO presents budget recommendations to the Board of Supervisors 

May: Public hearings on budget recommendations are held

June: County CEO updates and submits final budget recommendations to the Board of Supervisors for deliberation, changes, and approval 

JULY-SEPTEMBER

SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET

July, August, September: Board of Supervisors incorporate emerging funding needs and revenue estimates into budget, including CFCI Advisory Committee’s recommendations, Measure J recommendations, state budget allocations, federal budget allocations, and additional board motions.

OCTOBER

FINAL ADOPTED BUDGET

Board of Supervisors deliberate budget changes and adopt final budget. Learn more about the 2022-2023 budget.

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BUDGET process, the People Behind it, and our work to advocate for community funding?

We’ve compiled some bite-sized resources for you. From videos of our town halls with budget experts, to short explainer articles, this set of resources will help you unravel and understand the complex LA County Budget process.

KEY UPDATES

¿Por qué debería participar en la encuesta?

El Condado necesita escucharle A USTED: ¿qué necesitan usted y su familia? ¿Cómo sería un presupuesto “Care First” (que sitúe al cuidado primero)? ¿Qué servicios quiere que se financien en su comunidad? Cada año tenemos la oportunidad de que nuestras voces sean escuchadas y de pedir la desinversión de los...

Why Participate in the Care First Budget Survey?

The County needs to hear from YOU – what do you and your family need? What does a “Care First” budget look like? What services do you want to see funded in your community? Each year we have the opportunity to make our voices heard and call for divestment from...

Establishing a Care First Pretrial Agency

PDF version for download: RELA LOS- Establishing a Care First Pretrial Agency Honorable members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors: As a coalition committed to helping the County implement alternatives to incarceration and reimagine public safety, the Reimagine LA Coalition writes in strong support of Item 10 – Establishing a Care First...