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Illness concerns, financial worries, and beliefs about racism in California

The ongoing public health crisis and spiking coronavirus rates in California have led to feelings of uncertainty for the majority of people living in the state.

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Recent survey indicates promising participation by youth in November elections

As the country heads toward the 2020 election, there has been a massive push to rally young people, spark political engagement among the youth, and increase voter registration in their age group. In order to better understand how this demographic might perform in November, the University of California (U.C.) released a report on a survey conducted by YouGov on behalf […]

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Support for Black Lives Matter increases. Nearly half of Americans believe Trump has worsened race relations.

As the public health crisis intensifies across the U.S., the country is forced to face another grim outcome of its inadequacies: systemic racism and police brutality against black Americans. The Black Lives Matter movement has focused on addressing these issues for years, and recently gained traction in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death, advocating […]

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Job Loss and Unemployment During COVID-19

The coronavirus brought with it, among other things, a devastating recession that prompted widespread job loss across the United States. As Americans try to navigate a new normal in health, children’s education, and everyday tasks, they are also affected by the sharp downsizing of workforce economies. Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce recently released a report that […]

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COVID-19 News: Viewership, Partisan Lines, and Conspiracy Theories

After three months of stay at home orders, restrictions, and round-the-clock news coverage of COVID-19, Americans report changes in their news viewership habits, understanding of coronavirus, and belief in conspiracy theories, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center. 

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ALZA Strategies Launches New Website and Expands Team

ALZA Strategies has launched a new firm website https://www.alzamedia.com/ and is proud to announce the promotion of Olivia Askins to Account Manager. In addition, Julia Mariano has joined ALZA Strategies as an Associate.

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Dispelling myths about vote-by-mail fraud

As the November election approaches, many state leaders and election officials are promoting the option of vote-by-mail during the current pandemic. Voting by mail mitigates potential risk of spreading COVID-19, and eliminates obstacles to in-person voting that many people face, like traveling to a faraway polling center or paying for childcare to be able to […]

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Reform Revolution Project

ALZA Strategies Associate Julia Mariano recently embarked on a mission to bridge the gap between education and activism in her latest online campaign, the Reform Revolution Project

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COVID-19, the Census, and California

The current pandemic has changed everything about our lives, and recently, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) reports that it is impacting the rate of response to the United States Census. California’s Census response rate is about six points below that of the state’s self-response rate in 2010. At the current rate, California will […]

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The Link Between Education and Employment in a Recession

Nationwide job loss is one of the most devastating effects of the current pandemic. Experts estimate that the current recession already demonstrates worse unemployment rates than the Great Recession, with less-educated workers still burdened by the majority of these losses.