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Quake Smart Community Resilience Program for Businesses & Organizations

Publication date: 
04/14/2017

Why should organizations care about earthquake risk?

Most of the United States is at some risk for earthquakes, and it is important that organizations (businesses, community groups, associations, etc.) understand the potential impacts. Developing a Preparedness and Mitigation Project Plan and taking action protects employees, customers,
and business continuity.

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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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Just the Facts - Immigrants in California

Publication date: 
01/26/2017

California has more immigrants than any other state.
California is home to more than 10 million immigrants—about one in four of the foreign-born population nationwide. In 2015, the most current year of data, 27% of California’s population was foreign born, about twice the US percentage. Foreign-born residents represented more than 30% of the population in eight California counties; in descending order, they are Santa Clara, San Mateo, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Alameda, Imperial, Orange, and Monterey. Half of California children had at least one immigrant parent.

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2016 Cal Facts Report

Publication date: 
12/05/2016

The Legislative Analyst's Office has just issued the following report:

Cal Facts
With a state as big, as populous, and as complex as California, it would be impossible to quickly summarize how its economy or state budget works. The purpose of Cal Facts is more modest. By providing various "snapshot" pieces of information, the reader gets a broad overview of public finance and program trends in the state.

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The Health of the States Summary Report

Publication date: 
10/26/2016

The Center on Society and Health, in partnership with the Urban Institute, has recently released the first report in a series to come out of The Health of the States (HOTS) project. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, HOTS is an analysis ranking states on dozens of health outcomes and examining the links between those outcomes and over 100 determinants of health.

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