Nearly Half Of U.S. Homeless Live In California, Though The State Is 12% Of U.S. Population.
53% of Californians are considering leaving the state due to housing cost.
The (Not so golden) state of California
California used to be the epitome of the American dream. Now, the middle class is leaving. From the Gold Rush in the mid-1800s, to Hollywood in the early 1900s, to the innovation of technology in Silicon Valley today — dreams are made here. So why are over 150,000 people a year fleeing the beautiful and beloved state?THE MOVEMENT
Punish the Good. Reward the Bad.
Behind the beaches and bridges is a growing protection of criminals, hostility towards law enforcement, and pressure on religious organizations.READ MORE
COST OF LIVING
No Home for the Middle Class
The cost of living in the Bay Area is second only to New York. With median housing prices ranging from $500K - $1.5M, many families work long hours and have 2-3 hr commutes and still struggle to pay rent and buy groceries.READ MORE
BUSINESSES ARE LEAVING
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660 different California-based companies left California in 2018 and 2019 alone. Along with them, thousands of jobs. Toyota, Kubota Tractor, Charles Schwab and more have all left in favor of more business friendly states like Texas, Arizona, and Washington.READ MORE