#California

  • Article: This Organization Puts Cash Into the Hands of People at Risk of Homelessness During COVID-19

    This Organization Puts Cash Into the Hands of People at Risk of Homelessness During COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 10, 2020

    “The people are absolutely going to spend it on things that they need the most to make it." Read more

  • Article: California Will Use State Buildings as Homeless Shelters

    California Will Use State Buildings as Homeless Shelters

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 20, 2020

    Despite continued economic growth, homelessness in California has surged. Read more

  • Article: A Second School in California Will Be Named After Michelle Obama

    A Second School in California Will Be Named After Michelle Obama

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 13, 2020

    Michelle Obama Elementary School opens its doors in August. Read more

  • Article: California Just Officially Eliminated Its 'Tampon Tax'

    California Just Officially Eliminated Its 'Tampon Tax'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 9, 2020

    But in two years, the state will have to reevaluate the budget. Read more

  • Article: California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 6, 2020

    Policies that ban afros, braids, twists, and locks are now illegal. Read more

  • Article: This Student Inspired California's New Law Banning Lunch Shaming

    This Student Inspired California's New Law Banning Lunch Shaming

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 15, 2019

    When Ryan Kyote fought against his school’s lunch debt policy, his governor listened. Read more

  • Article: Bail Reform: 6 Myths And Misconceptions About Cash Bail, Busted

    Bail Reform: 6 Myths And Misconceptions About Cash Bail, Busted

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more

  • Article: June Was So Hot, Mussels Cooked to Death in Their Shells

    June Was So Hot, Mussels Cooked to Death in Their Shells

    By Sushmita Roy|July 2, 2019

    Last month was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth, affecting vulnerable people worldwide. Read more