Project Roomkey, launched in early April by California Gov. Gavin Newsom, is the state's effort to "provide safe isolation capacity for tens of thousands of people experiencing homelessness in California in order to protect them and the state from COVID-19." On April 18, the state surpassed its goal of procuring 15,000 hotel and motel rooms for Project Roomkey.
Come the fall semester, California State University Chancellor Timothy White says most CSU classes will remain online, but that likely won't be the only big change on the horizon for the largest four-year higher education system in the U.S.
California has released nearly 3,5000 inmates in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. And those leaving custody are entering a world much different from the one they left -- one with few job opportunities, a downwards trending economy and closures of government agencies that would’ve once helped them get back on their feet.