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Testimony: Access to Anti-Poverty Programs for Californians in Need March 17 2021 In legislative testimony, PPIC’s Sarah Bohn discussed the economic effects of the current downturn and the role of safety net programs in addressing poverty and related challenges.
Will This Recession Deepen California’s Economic Divide? December 7 2020 The current downturn is having a disproportionate impact on low-income Californians and communities of color. Deliberate policy action can help create an equitable recovery and broaden long-term economic opportunity.
Video: Supporting Student Parents in Community College CalWORKs Programs November 4 2020 PPIC’s Bonnie Brooks and Shannon McConville discuss new research on how programs at California community colleges help support the economic mobility of CalWORKs student parents.
Interactive: A Look at Child Poverty across California 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 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.