More than one in three Californians live in or near poverty. Through its California Poverty Measure and related analyses, PPIC builds understanding of key economic challenges and their impact on households and communities, while highlighting policies that can broaden opportunity and well-being.
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Overcrowded Housing and COVID-19 Risk among Essential Workers
Essential workers are more likely than other workers in California to live in crowded homes, increasing their risk of transmitting the coronavirus. Learn More