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Health & Human Services
Video: Reopening California—A Conversation with HHS Secretary Mark Ghaly June 15 2021 Secretary Ghaly talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about what it means for the state to reopen and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead.
How Are Unemployed Californians Faring on the Road to Recovery? June 10 2021 As California prepares to reopen, unemployment has declined substantially from its pandemic peak. Still, lower-income workers, workers of color, and the youngest workers are far more likely than others to be unemployed.
As the State Reopens, Some Californians Are Still Worried about COVID-19 June 9 2021 As California prepares to reopen on June 15, concerns about getting the coronavirus have declined and vaccinations continue to increase. But some residents remain wary about COVID-19, and the shares who have received the vaccine vary across racial/ethnic and income groups.
California’s New Baby Bust June 4 2021 Although birth rates have been falling for years, they reached new lows in 2021. Women in their 20s account for the vast majority of recent declines.
Video: Californians and Their Government June 3 2021 PPIC’s Dean Bonner and Mark Baldassare discuss new statewide survey findings on Governor Newsom’s job approval, the gubernatorial recall effort, Californians’ economic outlook, and other topics.