The Nation: “A $15 Minimum Wage Would Stop 1.2 Million Households From Going Hungry”

“According to The Century Foundation, bringing the nationwide hourly base wage to $15 by 2023 would free 1.2 million households from hunger. The households who would achieve food security—the ability to consistently meet basic nutritional needs—mirror the demographics of the low-wage workforce as a whole: about 44 percent, or half a million, would be black and Latino households. Nearly 350,000 would be single-parent households, who suffer disproportionately from hunger.”

Click here to read the entire September 9th, 2016 article by Michelle Chen.

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