North America, U.S. States and Territories
California—America's largest state by population—contains 11 of the nation's 100 largest metropolitan areas. Its population is on the leading edge of demographic change in America, as its cities have some of the highest concentrations of immigrants, and where Hispanic infants are now in the majority. California's budget and population challenges are mixed with significant strengths, including export, technology, education and manufacturing sectors. Brookings experts study the challenges and opportunities.
A man balances on a fence post as he watches the sun set over the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, California February 22, 2012. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY SOCIETY)
Tackling opportunity and well-being, Santa Monica-style
April 30, 2015, Carol Graham
Carol Graham discusses a new index of community well-being developed in Santa Monica, California. While overall well-being in the community is higher than in much of the country, generational and racial gaps in stress levels and well-being exist.
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