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Past · December 8, 2020

Income Inequality and Economic Opportunity in California

Virtual Event

December 8, 2020 · 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


About the Program

The current recession threatens to deepen California’s economic divide. Low-income families, communities of color, and women have been hardest hit, and past recessions suggest their wages will take longer to recover. Can policymakers break the mold and pave the way for an equitable recovery? Sarah Bohn, vice president of research at PPIC, will present findings from a new report, and a panel of experts will discuss the future of economic opportunity for Californians from state and local perspectives.

This research and event are supported with funding from the James Irvine Foundation.


11:00 a.m.   Welcome and Presentation
Sarah Bohn, vice president of research and senior fellow, PPIC

11:15 a.m.   Panel Discussion
Moderator: Sarah Bohn, vice president of research and senior fellow, PPIC
Ashley Swearengin, president and CEO, Central Valley Community Foundation
Betty Yee, California state controller

11:45 a.m.   Audience Q&A

12:00 p.m.   Adjourn


Economy Health & Safety Net Political Landscape Population