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Our house in the middle of ... a housing crisis.

Our house in the middle of ... a housing crisis.

In the final installment of our demography series, guest staff blogger, Dr. Penelope Huang, Ph.D., explores how the current housing crisis is impacting families, and ultimately California. She explores both the current exodus of families and individuals from the Bay Area to nearby suburbs and also to neighboring states. Beyond the financial burden felt by families, the health implications of uncertain housing are also considered.

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Big Hair, Building Blocks, and Ballots: Vote for Our Youth This Election Season

Big Hair, Building Blocks, and Ballots: Vote for Our Youth This Election Season

As we begin to understand the consequences of the declining birth rates discussed in the last blog post, we can leverage the projected slow growth of the population of school-aged children into the next decade, to position our state to make some significant investments in this diminishing resource now. Paying attention to and voting on propositions is one way to ensure investments early and often in our children and youth.

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