There are more than 1,119,806 poor and low-income voters in Oregon and 85 million across the nation. Together, we account for one-third of the electorate. Together, we can ensure that the days of poverty and low-wages - and the unnecessary cruelty of
27 June 2023
Together, we can ensure that the days of poverty and low-wages - and the unnecessary cruelty of abandonment amidst abundance - are numbered. [...] During the Poverty and Low Wages Living Wage Calculator: first two years, governments at all levels responded to the crisis by expanding access to health Hours of Work to Afford Housing: care, housing, water, food and utilities. [...] of Asian and Native workers, 43.7% of Black workers, 50.8% of Hispanic workers, 25.4% of white workers, 36.4% of working women and 51.6% of working women of color. [...] Health Care and the Pandemic: Across the country, approximately 1,000 people are still dying from Covid every week and millions of people lack access to health care. [...] Every dollar going to a low-wage worker adds $1.20 to the economy to greater violence, fear and criminalization of the poor.