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California Poverty Rate

This State Has The Highest Rate Of Poor People In The Nation

Los Angeles Daily News | Brenda Gazzar | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

An alternative method of looking at poverty has found that California has the highest rate of impoverished people in the nation, according to figures ...

When It Comes To Poverty, SoCal Is Getting Worse

Los Angeles Daily News | Brenda Gazzar | Posted 11.20.2013 | Los Angeles

Tisha Morrison, 46, of Pacoima found herself taking refuge in the Los Angeles area after her Louisiana home was destroyed by Hurricane Ike in 2008. T...

More Investment in CalWORKs Needed To Slow Growing Poverty Rate

Judy Patrick | Posted 08.24.2013 | Los Angeles
Judy Patrick

These mothers and their children are assets to our state and our future. If we don't invest in them, engage them and cultivate their potential, they will ultimately become a cost for years to come.

The Poorest State In America Revealed

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.16.2012 | San Francisco

California has a poverty rate of 23.5 percent, the highest of any state in the country, according to figures released this week by the United States C...

Good News For California's Children

| Posted 04.25.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Bernice Yeung Fewer California children are living in very poor communities than there...