California Dream

A statewide collaboration between Capital Public Radio, KQED, KPCC, KPBS and CALmatters focused on key issues of economic opportunity, quality of life and the future of the “California Dream.”

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The California Dream project is a statewide non-profit media collaboration focused on issues of economic opportunity, quality-of-life, and the future of the California Dream. 

Over the next two years, the collaboration will be sharing stories about housing, education, jobs, the wealth gap and more as it presents reporting on radio and television, online and through special programming.

Partner organizations include CalMattersCapital Public RadioKPBSKPCC and KQED.

Share your California dream. On Twitter, use the hashtag #CADream.

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs Invigorate California's Economy

June 18, 2019

Immigrants tend to be bigger risk-takers than people born in California when it comes to starting a business. Here’s why that’s a good thing for the state’s economy.

Amita Sharma / KPBS

Loneliness And High Rent Prompt California Seniors To Look For Roommates

May 10, 2019

A growing number of California seniors are moving in together to deal with the state’s affordability crisis and the solitude that comes with the death of a spouse.

A California Farmer Goes In Search Of A Successor

April 24, 2019 | Julia Mitric

The average age of a California farmer is 59. Who will grow our food when today’s farmers retire?