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The Emergency Broadband Benefit program offers a subsidy each month toward broadband service for eligible households.
“Island of the Blue Dolphins” is an influential part of California’s literary history, but it should not be promoted without context.
The opportunity to provide transitional kindergarten to all 4-year-olds will fill a critical equity gap toward accessing early education.
A CalMatters series investigates what’s improved and what’s worsened since the last drought — and vividly portrays the impacts on California’s places and people.
Californians have an opportunity to begin to repair historic wrongs endured by the state’s tribes with a plan to protect the environment.
A statewide media collaboration to raise awareness about poverty and income inequality through in-depth journalism and community outreach.
2021 in review
History will remember 2021 as the year when a windfall of governmentspending sought to address years of inequality, poverty and a growingpopulation left behind. Trillions of dollars were spent by the federal government, but California’s state government, facing the nation’s highest poverty rate, also saw an unprecedented budget surplus that the state’s supermajority Democrats used…
A more accurate reflection of California voters’ preferences in a recall would come from a Ranked Choice Voting general election.
An alliance of groups should come together to address the issue of homeownership for marginalized communities.
A state program funds communities to help reduce pollution, fight climate change and address community economic needs.
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