Speaking Truth About Coming Home: Research, Findings and Recommendations on Reentry in Richmond - This historic report was compiled by a team of formerly incarcerated Richmond residents through the Safe Return Project launched by CCISCO, Richmond Office of Neighborhood Safety, and the Pacific Institute. The Safe Return Team developed research questions, participated in the design of the survey questionnaire, hosted focus groups and interviews with residents and service providers, and met with parole, probation, and other agencies involved in reentry. The result of their hard work is reflected in this report through their research, key findings, and recommendations for a safe return for formerly incarcerated Richmond residents.
Big Banks Bonus Bonanza- A report put together by National People's Action, PICO National Network, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment, Service Employees' International Union, and the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations .Wall Street is at it again in 2010, after paying out all-time record bonuses last year. The top six banks alone are on track to pay out $143 billion in bonuses and compensation this year, more than enough money to fill the entire $130 billion budget gap for every state in the country for FY 2011.
Key Medicaid, CHIP, and Low-Income Provisions in the Health Care Reform Package (as of March 24, 2010)- A report by the Georgetown Univerisity Health Policy Institute, Center for Children & Families that explains the provisions that are included in the health care reform bill passed by the House and signed by President Obama.
Bank Accountability: The Key to Keeping Families in their Homes - Despite billions and billions of dollars of taxpayer investment and subsidy, banks are still moving slowly and stubbornly to restructure loans and prevent the over-whelming tide of foreclosures. This report examines the lack of accountability of banks to help families stay in their homes.
PICO California Citizenship & Civic Engagement Initiative: 2008 – 2009 Year One Report - This report highlights some of the most amazing work conducted by a number of PICO California affiliates during the first year of the "Citizenship & Civic Engagement Initiative."
Measuring What Matters - Report by the Pacific Institute which contains a wealth of neighborhood-level data, including community testimonies, photos, maps, solutions that can work, and resources for making these solutions a reality in Richmond, North Richmond and San Pablo.
Blueprint for Opportunity: Creating a Viable and Vibrant Antioch - The eBART expansion is creating tremendous opportunity for the community of Antioch. This report highlights problem areas in education, housing and job opportunities that need to be addressed to make the eBART a success.
PICO California Health Care Affordability Report - The success of federal health care reform legislation hinges on whether it makes health care affordable and accessible to all families in California and across the United States. This PICO report explains how and why there should be an affordability standard to help cover all families.
Transforming the Housing Crisis in Richmond - The foreclosure crisis has left communities empty and devoid of resources. It is no more apparent than in Richmond. There are ways to improve neighborhoods as well as address the foreclosure crisis in this report.
Every Student Counts: Student Achievement through Educational Opportunity and Awareness - East Contra Costa County faces many educational challenges. This report demonstrates the need to create partnerships with students, parents, teachers and administrators to change the culture of education that benefits all students.
Too Big to Fail - CCISCO/PICO National Foreclosure Research Report
GCIR Report – PICO Immigrant Integration Highlight
CNWS Platform – Concord Naval Weapon Station
Iron Triangle Report – Richmond Report
Covering Contra Costa - Healthcare Report
Pittsburg eBART - Transportation Report