This report shows that many college students across California experience food and housing insecurity and provides a set of policy recommendations for how the state and college campuses can better support students who struggle to get by.
This “first look” analysis examines Governor Brown’s revised state budget proposal for 2018-19, the state fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2018.
With Governor Brown’s proposal to establish a home visiting initiative in CalWORKs, this Issue Brief explores the state of home visiting in California and shows how home visiting can improve children’s outcomes.
This updated research summary discusses how the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) builds on and enhances the proven success of the federal EITC. This report points to years of research showing how the federal EITC reduces poverty, encourages work, and produces various positive long-term outcomes for workers and their families.
This report shows how a lack of investment in CalWORKs along with rising rents in California has widened the gap between housing costs and cash assistance and provides policy recommendations that could help families better afford basic needs.