So many of California’s best and brightest (and wealthiest) have moved away that the state lost a congressional seat in the latest decennial reapportionment – and could lose as many as five in 2030.
Now, coming to a theater near you is a full-length documentary that explains why it’s happening.
Leaving California: The Untold Story, produced and hosted by filmmaker Siyamak Khorrami undertakes a deep dive into the state’s unprecedented mass exodus and the root causes behind it.
Why does it matter?
As Will Swaim, president of the California Policy Center puts it, “California’s bad ideas go national really fast. And if California fails, the United States fails.”