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Opportunity for more family-centric communities

From tragedy to opportunity: We could live better when today’s mayhem ends

Beyond the depressing statistics, the deserted malls, the looted or abandoned Main Streets, lies the potential to use the pandemic to create the impetus for better, more sustainable and family-centric communities.
California's Small Businesses suffering coronavirus shutdown

Coronavirus: Why California’s Small Businesses May Not Survive

Whatever the medical benefits achieved from the prolonged coronavirus lockdown, California’s small business community will be suffering severe symptoms, likely for decades to come.
Burning Minneapolis Police Dept.

Pandemics and Pandemonium

The rage ignited by the death of George Floyd is symptomatic of a profound sense of alienation among millions of poor, working class urbanites. The already diminished prospects facing many workers have only been worsened by the unforeseen onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic and the policies devised to combat it.

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Toward More Equitable Urban Growth ReportBeyond Gentrification

This new report explores how unbalanced urban growth has exacerbated class divisions.

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California Feudalism: Squeeze on the Middle Class

Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky explore how California’s leaders can improve things for the next generation in this research brief from Chapman University’s Center for Demographics and Policy.

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