Video: A Conversation with Governor Gavin Newsom Mary Severance February 4 2020 Governor Newsom talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about climate change, California’s energy future, and their implications for state policy.
Concerns about Poverty and Income Inequality Are Running High Rachel Lawler, Lynette Ubois January 30 2020 Strong majorities across regions believe poverty is a problem, and two in three Californians say the gap between rich and poor is growing.
Leveling the Playing Field in College Admissions Hans Johnson, Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia April 17 2019 Although students from low-income families are less likely to enroll in college than students from high-income families, California is faring better than the rest of the US in broadening access to higher education.
Geographic Variation in Poverty across California Tess Thorman August 14 2018 Poverty in California varies dramatically by region. PPIC's new interactive maps show these disparities across counties and US congressional, state senate, and state assembly districts.
Testimony: Safety Net Plays Key Role in Reducing Poverty Sarah Bohn February 14 2018 Poverty is high in California, and it has not improved as much as the economy has.