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Governor’s task force report emphasizes a strong and resilient economy must have equity at its core – prioritizing communities that have been left behind.
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Disconnects between K-12 and higher education data systems can lead students to have their college eligibility determined incorrectly; here’s a solution.
Lawmakers at every level of government have a role to play in tackling the student homelessness crisis.
California’s forests can again function as they did historically and be more resilient to wildfires, if the state makes these major shifts.
As the country’s demographics shift to include more people of color, Los Angeles provides a model for how to win high-stakes races for progressive change.
California needs more regional cooperation and community buy-in to deal with affordable housing and make our state affordable for every family.
A poll of California voters, conducted just before the election, finds a high level of resistance to new taxes.
The state auditor’s report points out that California has no comprehensive approach to building affordable housing and it wasted $2.7 billion.
The spaces of indoor climbing centers are more akin to shopping malls than your local gym, so why is the government shutting them down?
Laws that criminalize everyday behavior like sleeping and sitting are specifically used to target certain Californians for simply existing in public space.
Our international students have paid tuition, signed housing leases and registered for classes; and now they have to get on the next plane home.