Poverty in California
For Many Californians, Poverty Is One Minor Expense Away Tess Thorman December 17 2019 More than 7 million Californians live near poverty, with just enough resources to meet their basic needs.
Interactive: Californians’ Views on Homelessness Alyssa Dykman, Vicki Hsieh November 21 2019 A majority of Californians say the presence of homeless people has increased in their community over the past year, and most support a policy proposal that aims to increase access to shelters.
Video: Poverty and Opportunity in California Steven Bliss October 25 2019 At an event in Sacramento, researcher Tess Thorman and an expert panel discuss the latest poverty figures and how public policy and community-based services can reduce economic hardship and broaden opportunity.
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.