Share Our Selves, with the help of more than 750 volunteers, including UCI alumni Kristin Alix, left, and David Chang, provides bags of food and free assistance to people in need...FEtransparent gradient
Housing, Homelessness, and Poverty2017-09-12T09:17:59-07:00

Housing, Homelessness, and Poverty

Approximately 22% of OC residents live in poverty, with an estimated 26,064 children (K-12) who are homeless or living in unstable housing conditions. Ranked second in least affordable places to live nationwide (after SF/Bay Area), housing insecurity is a pressing issue in our local community. This engagement area includes UCI initiatives looking for sustainable solutions to alleviating poverty both locally, in Orange County, and globally, through community-based research and innovative outreach efforts.

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