California Poverty Measure
For Many Californians, Poverty Is One Minor Expense Away Tess Thorman December 17 2019 More than 7 million Californians live near poverty, with just enough resources to meet their basic needs.
Video: Poverty and Opportunity in California Steven Bliss October 25 2019 At an event in Sacramento, researcher Tess Thorman and an expert panel discuss the latest poverty figures and how public policy and community-based services can reduce economic hardship and broaden opportunity.
Video: Understanding Poverty in California Tess Thorman, Jenny Miyasaki August 13 2019 More than one in three Californians live in or near poverty according to the latest figures from the California Poverty Measure.
Interactive: A Look at Child Poverty across California Caroline Danielson, Vicki Hsieh January 30 2019 Governor Newsom’s first budget proposal boosts safety net programs that play an essential role in lowering child poverty in the California.
Federal Immigration Proposal Could Have Widespread Impact Tess Thorman December 5 2018 A proposed Department of Homeland Security rule change could affect hundreds of thousands of Californians who are currently eligible for social safety net benefits.