Explains the laws that require language access to insure that limited English-proficient residents have access to public services and an opportunity to participate in public life. Of the 6.9 million Californians with limited English proficiency1 68 percent are Spanish speakers followed by Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog and Korean.
This guide helps local officials, immigrant serving organizations, day labor center planners and leaders, and others to understand how collaborative relationships, partnerships and processes can assist in the successful development and operations of a day labor center. You will also find here a roster of day labor centers in California.
Demographic trends outlined in this report include: 1) the growing majority of the state’s population is California-born; 2) foreign-born Californians tend to be settling for longer periods of time and the total foreign-born share of the state population has leveled off at 27 percent; and 3) virtually all the projected growth in the working population is comprised of native-born who are the children of immigrants.
This interactive data hub provides a demographic snapshot of the foreign-born population by county. Find out: How many foreign-born live in your county? What percentage live at or below the federal poverty level? How many speak English less than very well? This easy to use tool can help local agencies gain a better understanding of their unique needs.