CalMatters for Learning

Welcome to the free learning hub for library staff, educators and community organizers. Here you’ll find teaching resources and unique tools to guide conversations in your communities about quality of life issues.

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Medi-Cal Insurance Coverage
A student writes on a board at Stege Elementary School in Richmond on Feb. 6, 2023. Photo by Shelby Knowles for CalMatters
Teacher Turnover in California
New housing construction in the Crocker Village neighborhood in Sacramento on Feb. 10, 2022. Photo by Miguel Gutierrez Jr., CalMatters
Housing and Homelessness
Illustration by Julie A. Hotz for CalMatters
Electric Vehicles in California
water laws
Water in California
Illustration by Miguel Gutierrez Jr., CalMatters; iStock
Wage Theft
The state Capitol in Sacramento on Nov. 17, 2022. Photo by Miguel Gutierrez Jr., CalMatters
California Government

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  • What To Do If You Lose Medi-Cal Insurance Coverage
  • November 17th, 2023

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  • Teacher Turnover in California
  • October 12th, 2023

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  • Race to Zero: California’s Bumpy Road to Electrify Cars and Trucks
  • June 15th, 2023

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  • Wage Theft in California: Impacts of Stolen Wages in California Communities
  • May 23rd, 2023

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This project is supported in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

About CalMatters

CalMatters is a nonpartisan and nonprofit news organization bringing Californians stories that probe, explain and explore solutions to quality of life issues while holding our leaders accountable. We are the only journalism outlet dedicated to covering America’s biggest state, 39 million Californians and the world’s fifth largest economy.