California Common Sense
We use data to help cut through rhetoric and make sense of America’s state, city, and county governments.
Our research and data products serve to make government more open, more accessible, and more accountable to you.Read More
California Common Sense is a non-partisan 501(c)3 non-profit policy group dedicated to opening government to the public. We find government data, contextualize it, and make sense of it for you.
The labor force participation rate is an important labor market indicator that captures the extent to which potential workers are participating. This brief defines the labor force participation rate, highlights recent national trends, and explores why they matter.Read This Brief
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“I wish that when I was working in government I had a tool like the data transparency portal that California Common Sense has created, because it helps both politicians and citizens understand how the state operates. Their open data projects take a major step toward a more transparent, accountable, and efficient government.”