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Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County

Publication date: 
03/29/2017

This report describes the current status of women’s health and wellbeing in Los Angeles County using standard indicators that measure social and economic health determinants, health status, health care access, health behaviors, incidence and prevalence of selected health
conditions, and cause-specific mortality rates. Data are stratified by race/ethnicity and by Federal Poverty Level (FPL) to better understand disparities that exist. Where available and appropriate, Los Angeles County health indicators are compared to Healthy People 2020 targets,

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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Chronic Homelessness Initiative, Phase I

Publication date: 
10/24/2016

In 2011, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation partnered with Abt Associates Inc. to conduct an evaluation of the Hilton Foundation’s Chronic Homelessness Initiative, with the goal of answering the overarching question: Is the Chronic Homelessness Initiative an effective strategy to end and prevent chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County? This final evaluation report provides an overview of the community’s progress on selected metrics over five years, January 2011 through December 2015.

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Resources from 2016 Public Policy Conference

Publication date: 
04/11/2016

SCG's 2016 Public Policy Conference on Public-Philanthropic Partnerships: Strategies to Kickstart Policy, Align Resources, and Scale Change ( April 4, 2016). Funders learned how philanthropy can leverage and spur public investments, identify opportunities for policy change, and better coordinate how philanthropy and government work together to address complex community challenges. The conference will also address how philanthropy can leverage the upcoming election to encourage greater public participation and attract more statewide funding to our region.

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Struggling to Get By: The Real Cost Measure in California 2015

Publication date: 
07/15/2015

Nearly a third of California’s households “struggle each month to meet basic needs,” largely because of the state’s high cost of living, a new study by United Ways of California concludes.

The study relies on what the organization calls a “real cost measure” that goes well beyond the Census Bureau’s official poverty measure, which dates back to the early 1960s and pegs California’s rate at just half of what the United Ways study found.

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