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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.
Share your California dream. On Twitter, use the hashtag #CADream.
August 14, 2019
Immigrants and asylum seekers that come to the U.S. often head to places where they know people. And in Oakland, there’s a growing community from rural Guatemala that speaks an indigenous language called Mam.
Central Valley Radio Station Stands In As A Cultural ‘Town Hall’ For Local Hmong And Punjabi-Speaking Communities
August 1, 2019 | Julia Mitric
Since the late ’80s, KBIF has slowly but steadily cultivated a niche for itself by serving as a cultural hub for Fresno’s Hmong and Punjabi communities.
July 17, 2019
Despite rising incomes and lower poverty rate for Latinos, many California families struggle.
July 16, 2019
Within two generations, the Rivera family has gone from the factory floor to solid middle class. It took lots of hard work and smart financial investments. But their story is rapidly becoming that of a growing number of Latinos in California.
June 29, 2019 | Sammy Caiola
A growing enclave of millennials is choosing van life as an alternative to a 9-to-5 job and a mortgage.
June 21, 2019
Where we’re coming from, and where we’re going.
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.
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.
May 6, 2019
More than 200,000 potential citizenship applicants in California may lose the fee waiver option under a proposal that would eliminate proof of means-tested benefits, such as Medi-Cal or CalFresh food stamps, as a way to qualify.
April 24, 2019
The car-centric California dream has defined freedom and opportunity in the Golden State for decades. But it poses challenges for a generation that expects to remain active and independent in retirement.