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.
1 in 4 Child Care Workers in California Lives in Poverty Tess Thorman, Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn October 16 2018 While demand for preschools and child care is high in California, the state's child care workers—particularly women of color—are poorly paid and almost twice as likely to live in poverty than workers overall.
Poverty in California Is High by Any Measure Caroline Danielson, Tess Thorman, Sarah Bohn September 20 2018 California continues to have one of the nation’s highest poverty rates. Within California, poverty is highest in certain coastal areas, including Los Angeles County.