Spotlight on Del Norte County & Spotlight on Mendocino County




Del Norte Report Cover Page and Hyperlink Mendocino Report Cover Page and Hyperlink


Spotlight on Del Norte County and Spotlight on Mendocino County paint a picture of well-being and access to opportunity in Mendocino and Del Norte Counties today. The creation of the Spotlights was guided by an public servants, advocates, scholars, and nonprofit leaders from Del Norte and Mendocino Counties. These Spotlights are all part of a larger project, which explores well-being in the state as a whole, with a special focus on housing: A Portrait of California 2021–2022.

Using the American Human Development Index (HDI), these two Spotlights present how Mendocino County and Del Norte County residents are doing on three key dimensions of well-being—a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and a decent standard of living. Broken down by race and ethnicity, by gender, and by census tract, the HDI shows how communities across Del Norte County and Mendocino County are faring relative to one another and to the state and country as a whole.



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Demanding equity: When do we stand up?

May 9, 2019 — Sonoma Valley Sun

Sonoma County’s divided rooms

February 20, 2019 — Cloverdale Reveille

Close to Home: How to turn around our failing system of health care

March 17, 2018 — The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

The life expectancy gap: Healdsburg highest, Russian River lowest

February 20, 2018 — Sonoma West Times & News

Business owners optimistic about future of Santa Rosa’s colorful Roseland district

February 4, 2018 — The Press Democrat

Letters to the Editor, Jan. 2 – 4

January 1, 2018 — The Sonoma Index-Tribune

Health disparity across Petaluma

August 7, 2017 — Petaluma Argus Courier

Hospital detachment eliminates river area advocacy job

July 25, 2017 — Sonoma West Times & News

Redwood Empire Food Bank to offer pantry program at Roseland Elementary

July 17, 2017 — The Santa Rosa Press Democrat