California Policy Analysis

An Initial Look at the New Census Data for Our State

According to the Supplemental Poverty Measure — a more accurate indicator of economic hardship — more than 7 million Californians live in poverty.

Congressional District Fact Sheets

The Federal Farm Bill

CalFresh Reduces Hunger Across California, but Will Congress Protect and Strengthen the Program?

California Women's Well-Being Index

California Women's Well-Being Index

Issue Briefs Take a Closer Look

A new set of analyses examines how our state can advance gender and racial equity through increased employment, earnings, and economic security.

Making Ends Meet 2017

Making Ends Meet: How Much Does It Cost to Support a Family in California?

This interactive tool lets you see basic family budgets for every county in our state.

California Policy Analysis

First Look:

California's State Budget

Read our initial analysis of the 2018-19 budget enacted by the Governor and the Legislature.