This report looks at the US Census official poverty measure figures for California, showing that millions of Californians, including many children, lived in poverty in 2016 in spite of our state’s recent economic gains.
This report looks at the latest US Census poverty figures for California, showing that under the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM), our state continues to have the highest poverty rate of any state.
This report examines the expansion of the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC), a refundable tax credit that helps low-earning workers get by. A part of the 2017-18 state budget agreement, the expansion will benefit California workers by extending the credit to previously ineligible self-employed workers and significantly increasing the income limits to qualify for the credit.
This “first look” analysis examines Governor Brown’s finalized state budget package for 2017-18, the state fiscal year which began on July 1, 2017.
This report shows access to early care and education (ECE) by race and ethnicity in California and offers policy recommendations for improving access to care and helping address existing disparities.