Poverty in California
Feeding Children When Schools Are Closed for COVID-19 Caroline Danielson, Niu Gao March 26 2020 With schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, local, state, and federal officials are taking steps to provide meals to students who usually obtain meals from their school.
How Will the Coronavirus Affect California’s Economy? Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune March 20 2020 As Californians limit their daily activities to slow the spread of COVID-19, the state's economy is poised to take a major hit. The effects are expected to be particularly large among certain occupations and regions.
The COVID-19 Crisis Is Affecting Low-Income Workers Caroline Danielson March 19 2020 As California responds to the coronavirus, low-income workers across the state will be deeply affected by the economic consequences of the pandemic.
Interactive: Many Californians Live in or Near Poverty Tess Thorman March 4 2020 Economic hardship does not end at the poverty line. More than 7 million Californians are “near poor”: out of poverty, but with annual resources of up to just 1.5 times the poverty threshold.
Concerns about Poverty and Income Inequality Are Running High Rachel Lawler, Lynette Ubois January 30 2020 Strong majorities across regions believe poverty is a problem, and two in three Californians say the gap between rich and poor is growing.