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Improving COVID Vaccine Equity in California

By Shannon McConville

Oct 12, 2021 ... While the state has made good progress on overall vaccination rates, recent data released by the California Department of Health Care Services ( ...

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Pandemic Aid Helped Lower Poverty in California

By Caroline Danielson

Sep 24, 2021 ... ... for social safety net benefits and federal pandemic relief efforts. ... Disparities in poverty between Latinos and whites narrowed ...

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California’s Dual Jobs Challenges

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune

Sep 23, 2021 ... Over 1.4 million Californians remain unemployed as of mid-August, and pandemic unemployment benefits expired on September 4th. Unemployment is ...

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Unhealthy Air May Threaten Educational Outcomes

By Laurel Abowd, Julien Lafortune, Paulette Cha

Sep 16, 2021 ... Exposure to air pollution—already a concern for children's health—may also contribute to lower academic achievement.

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Helping California Schools Open Safely

By Laura Hill, Mary Severance

Aug 25, 2021 ... The only way out of this pandemic is to work together. Topics. coronavirus COVID-19 Health & Safety Net in-person instruction K–12 Education ...

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California’s High Housing Costs Increase Poverty

By Patricia Malagon, Caroline Danielson

Aug 13, 2021 ... Many families across the state struggle to afford housing, and ... of Californians moved out of poverty by safety net programs—600,000 by ...