The number of Los Angeles residents experiencing chronic homelessness continues to grow even after housing over 10,000 individuals in the past three years. The flow of individuals into chronic homelessness is unabated—the pathways have not been closed. Public assistance programs are Los Angeles’s primary interface with individuals experiencing homelessness.
This data indicators research was created to support the internal planning of the First 5 Southern California Alliance for Learning and Results (SCALAR) Evaluation Project. Click on a link below to view the full report, right-click to download: Indicators_of_Childrens_Health_sm Full Report: Indicators of Children’s Health and Wellbeing in Southern California (18 MB, Adobe Acrobat PDF file) Indicators_of_Childrens_Health_vsm Full Report, low resolution: Indicators of Children’s Health and Wellbeing in Southern California (5 MB, Adobe Acrobat PDF file)
The most concrete characteristic of a recession is that demand disappears for some of the commodities produced by workers and unwanted unemployment is imposed on a large segment of the labor force. With growing job losses in the current recession it is important to know, whose boat falls when the economic tide recedes?