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Millennial Voters and California Politics

Millennials are more liberal than older Californians—and more likely to favor immigration, health care reform, and state efforts to address climate change. But only one…

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Race and Voting in California

California is a majority-minority state, but turnout among Latinos and Asian Americans continues to lag.

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Child Poverty in California

Child poverty rates remain substantially higher than before the recession. According to official poverty statistics, 19.9% of children in California lived in families without enough…

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Poverty in California

Despite improvements, the official poverty rate remains high. According to official poverty statistics, 14.3% of Californians lacked enough resources—about $24,300 per year for a family…

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The Working Poor in California

Employment—even full-time employment—does not eliminate poverty. In 2016, more than 2 million Californians age 25–64 were working but still in poverty (13% of working adults…

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K–12 Reforms and California’s English Learner Achievement Gap

English Learner (EL) students have been a key part of California’s K–12 system for decades. They currently make up about 21 percent of the public…

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Immigrants in California

California has more immigrants than any other state. California is home to more than 10 million immigrants—about a quarter of the foreign-born population nationwide. In…

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Immigrants and Educational Attainment

Recent immigrants are more likely than US-born Californians to be college graduates. In 2016, 51% of working-age immigrants (aged 25 to 64) who had lived…

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