The High Cost of Low Wages
Raising the minimum wage in local communities has a ripple effect that extends beyond the individual low-wage worker: working families spend more in the local community, children are healthier and better prepared for school, and the cost to public assistance programs drops.
Bradley Cleveland from the San Mateo County Union Community Alliance will describe the work of the union-community coalition, “Raise the Wage — San Mateo County,” and the virtuous cycle of economic activity triggered by rising wages that benefits this generation and the next.
April 06, 2016 at 7:00pm - 9pm
Woodside Road United Methodist Church 2000 Woodside Road Redwood City, CA 94062
Carole Dorshkind ·