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California Dreamers: A Public Opinion Portrait of the Most Diverse Generation the Nation Has Known     View
The key objectives of the poll, conducted by cell phone and with results released in April 2007, "were to capture the opinions of California's new generation of 16-22 year olds on various issues affecting their lives ... [and] to gain an underst ...

California Labor History     View
This website "enables users to explore, by location, date, or text search, over 1200 key events in the state's labor history that have affected the lives of working people [in California]. Detailed short essays describe the larger historical con ...

CaliforniaVolunteers     View
"The mission of CaliforniaVolunteers is to increase the number and impact of Californians engaged in service and volunteerism. CaliforniaVolunteers administers the AmeriCorps portfolio in California, Citizen Corps, and the Cesar Chavez Day of Se ...

Violence Prevention Resource Directory [California]     View
"This publication lists county-specific resources for domestic violence, sexual violence, child and elder abuse." County lists provide contact information for prevention, domestic violence shelters, sexual violence and rape victim, victim/ ...

Homelessness in California     View
"This study examines the theory that growing income inequality has contributed to homelessness... The authors examine several economic factors that affect homelessness--in particular the relationship between rent, household income, and homelessn ...

The California Mentor Foundation (CMF): A Child's Link to a Better Tomorrow     View
Site of the program set up "to act as the central infrastructure and voice for mentoring in California. CMF provides funding, technical assistance, advanced training, and administers Quality Assurance (QA) Standards to ... mentor programs and .. ...

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts     View
It's a gallery! It's a theater! It's a garden! It's a wonderful example of tax dollars and philanthropy at work. The site provides information on the art, film, stage, and other programs held there. Part of Yerba Buena Gardens in downtown San Francis ...

American Association of University Women California (AAUW-CA)     View
Information about this organization that works to influence legislation on women's issues. The advocacy section has the organization's positions and action alerts on recent and pending California legislation.

The San Francisco Task Force on Prostitution: Final Report     View
A March 1996 report from the task force established by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to investigate "prostitution patterns and practices in the City, as well as current social and legal responses." Includes information on the costs ...

A Primer: Three Strikes: The Impact After More Than a Decade     View
This October 2005 report looks at the "Three Strikes and You're Out" California state criminal sentencing law passed in 1994. Provides background information, data, and impacts of the law, which requires "among other things, a minimum ...



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