ERIC Number: ED346176
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
California's Changing Families: Social, Economic and Demographic Realities. Hearing before the Assembly Human Services Committee, Senate Health and Human Services Committee, and the Joint Select Task Force on the Changing Family (Los Angeles, California, March 1988).
California State Legislature, Sacramento. Assembly.; California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate.
At the hearing reported in this document, 38 witnesses representing a diverse cross-section of the state testified on the condition of the California family, with some also proposing solutions. Witnesses included legislators from the federal, state, and local levels; administrative and other workers from social service agencies; representatives of the business community; professors; students from junior high school through higher education; elementary school principals; parents; union representatives; social activists; and other citizens. The witnesses addressed a wide range of topics including the following: (1) needs for increased child care and heath services; (2) initiatives on family issues at the federal level; (3) women and children in poverty; (4) educational reform reflecting the demographic and social changes in society; (5) teen pregnancy; (6) increases in and the needs of minority populations; (7) labor force development; (8) alcohol and drug abuse prevention; (9) parental involvement in education; (10) the aging workforce; (11) home care workers; (12) employment benefits; and (13) welfare reform initiatives. (JB)
Descriptors: Demography, Economic Factors, Family Characteristics, Family Programs, Federal Legislation, Futures (of Society), Hearings, Minority Groups, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Social Problems, Sociocultural Patterns, State Legislation
Joint Publications Office, State Capitol, Box 942849, Sacramento, CA 94249-0001 ($7.20 plus California sales tax).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Legislature, Sacramento. Assembly.; California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate.
Identifiers - Location: California