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photo - Father and son holding hands walking Tax Hurdles May Limit Impact of the Expanded Child Tax Credit The one-year expansion of the federal Child Tax Credit could reduce child poverty in California by a third. But the actual impact of this expanded credit depends on how many eligible families claim it. Read More
photo - Girl in Front of Line of Adults Packing Boxes with Food Food Insufficiency and School Meals during COVID-19 Despite closures, California schools have been a key source of food for low-income students during the pandemic. Read More
photo - Mother Giving Daughter a Hug How the Expanded Child Tax Credit Reduces Child Poverty The recently enacted federal COVID-19 relief package includes a one-year expansion of the Child Tax Credit. This could cut child poverty in California by about one-third, with the estimated effect varying across regions. Read More
photo - Mom With Daughter Putting Groceries In Car Testimony: Access to Anti-Poverty Programs for Californians in Need 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. Read More
photo - Mother Giving Daughter a Hug Californians’ Outlook Is Bleak as Low-Income Families Struggle Families with annual incomes of less than $40,000—about one in five California households—have been disproportionately affected by the current economic downturn, with the impact varying across regions. Read More
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