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“You pay a price for living in paradise,” says Gavin Thornton, co-executive director of the Hawai’i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice. The fiftieth state has both the lowest wages in the nation after adjusting for cost of living and the second highest tax burden. Housing costs and homelessness are high...
El Paso is geographically isolated in Far West Texas, but the community is tightly knit. Together with Ciudad Juárez across the US-Mexico border and Las Cruces in New Mexico, the region forms the largest bilingual and bicultural workforce in the Western Hemisphere. Like other border communities, El Paso residents have a strong identity of Hispanic, Mexican, and Anglo heritage. Many people travel back and forth across the border regularly to visit friends and family, to work, to attend school,...
Idaho Foodbank provides 63,000 food backpacks annually and over 46,000 summer meals for kids within the state. Kyle Silverman is the Nutrition Services Manager of the Foodbank, directing their children’s and nutrition education programs. Kyle sees these programs as ways to help working families “stretch their dollars,” enabling them to spend their limited money elsewhere.
The science and technology sectors are expanding in Idaho, but low-wage jobs are prevalent. Idaho ranks second in the coun...
Summer meals, school breakfast, food banks, poverty, law enforcement, child hunger.
Social and economic justice, organizing, poverty, progressive, homelessness, addiction, politics.
Blog post on cross-training bartenders with other service roles for trade publication.
Recipe and short piece about social movement spaces in Spain for zine about resistance to the Trump administration.
Examination of food boycotts after the presidential election and impact on business.
Marketing announcement of new farm to table restaurant opening.