Living in Sonoma County is expensive. The high cost of living makes it challenging for low- income residents to cover their basic human needs—a situation made worse by the compounding effects of the wildfires, coronavirus pandemic, and subsequent inflation. Families are increasingly forced to choose...

PRESS RELEASE New study on local well-being, inequities to be unveiled at Jan. 26 launch event for Portrait of Sonoma County SANTA ROSA, CA — A detailed look at the well-being of people living in Sonoma County will be released to the public on Jan. 26 in...

The quantity and quality of words that young children are exposed to has a dramatic impact on their later success in school, and children of low-income families start school at a major disadvantage. How do we help parents bridge the 'word gap' between low- and...

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