Renter Protections and Foreclosure Risk in the Era of COVID-19 Daniel Tan September 17 2020 The pandemic has increased the risk of housing instability for many Californians. Recent state action aims to protect renters from eviction, but relief has been more limited for homeowners who could face foreclosure.
Video: How Greater Vote-by-Mail Influences California Voter Turnout Stephanie Barton September 16 2020 Researchers Eric McGhee and Mindy Romero discuss their analysis of what expanded mail voting could mean for voter turnout this November and beyond.
How Different Would California’s Elections Be If 17-Year-Olds Could Vote? Eric McGhee September 10 2020 A November ballot measure that would lower the state’s voting age for primary and special elections could result in modest—though in some cases still consequential—shifts in the electorate’s demographics.
Affirmative Action and Higher Education in California Radhika Mehlotra, Bonnie Brooks September 3 2020 A November ballot measure asks Californians whether or not to repeal the state’s ban on affirmative action in the public sector, including in public higher education.
How Prevalent Is Policing in California Schools? Andrew Lee, Joseph Hayes September 2 2020 Across California, two-thirds of high school students, a quarter of middle-schoolers, and about one in ten elementary-grade students attend schools that use school resource officers (SROs), sworn police officers with the legal authority to make arrests.