Selected Publications

Selected Publications from Kate Karpilow


Posted on the Emerge California Website
Stop the Party: Red Flag Statistics for California Democrats (April 12, 2013)


Published at California Health Report (formerly

Women, Families Hurt Most by Recession & Budget Cuts (2/3/12)

Child Care and Jerry Brown 2.0 (5/18/11)

Counties Need More Support to Boost CalFresh Participation (2/28/11)

Half of Welfare Cases Now Kids (2/9/11)


Published on Huffington Post

Mitch Daniels’ SOTU Response: No Mention of American Women of Prime Working Age (2/1/12)

Success in San Francisco with Paid Sick Days (10/28/10)


Published on the CCRWF Website

CSU Needs to Step Up Appointment of Women (July 23, 2015)

How to Build Women’s Political Power (3/4/14)
Article introduces a series of blog posts by political leaders.

Will California’s Office of Health Equity Use a Gender Lens (1/17/13)
Developed with the CCRWF Women’s Health Advisory Committee


From the Primer Series

Understanding Nutrition:  A Primer on Programs and Policies in California
(Co-author of two editions – 2011 & 2004)

Nutrition Modules (sole author) (9/12/12)

Local School Wellness Policies

Healthy Procurement in Public Agencies

Nutrition Labeling of Menus and Vending Machines

Understanding CalWORKs:
A Primer for Service Providers and Policymakers
(Co-author of two editions – 2010 & 2002)

Understanding the Child Welfare System in California:

A Primer for Service Providers and Policymakers
(Co-author of two editions – 2009 & 2002)

Understanding Child Care: A Primer for Policymakers
Designed, researched and wrote first primer in series (2/99)