the most useful thing you can read

if you are poor in Los Angeles county and need help   General Information • Contact Information Sheet • Apply Online or Review Your Benefits Flyer • Offices by Service Planning Area (SPA & Zip Code) • Domestic Violence Referral Sheet • Domestic Violence Brochure • Toy Loan Program Fact Sheet • Toy LoanContinue reading “the most useful thing you can read”

Q&A for Affordable housing

What is affordable housing? “Affordable housing” is a broad term used to describe decent, safe housing which is affordable for individuals who, generally, earn less than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). What is subsidized housing? “Subsidized housing” is a term used to describe housing which is financed in whole or in part withContinue reading “Q&A for Affordable housing”

poverty vs politics, i’m just annoyed

and I HATE the news, avoid politicians, and try to explain how the government is trying to help the poor. Actually, in LA County, I have seen some government programs that work very well. (I know, I was shocked too) But, are we really trying to help each other or are we blaming each otherContinue reading “poverty vs politics, i’m just annoyed”

Jobs for Youth in the Summer

  If you are 16-24 years old please contact your nearest available Youth Center for details! Agency Address Telephone ABC UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 16700 NORWALK BLVD CERRITOS, CA 90703 562-926-5566 Asian American Drug Abuse Program Inc. (AADAP) 1088 S. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90019 323-295-0262 AYE – Antelope Valley 1420 West Avenue I Lancaster,Continue reading “Jobs for Youth in the Summer”

Poverty = Women’s Issue

Not all women are poor, but most of the world’s poor are women. Most of the poor in Los Angeles are women. When you think about Welfare, admit it, your brain says “Welfare Mom”, not Welfare Dad, or Welfare Family. When I am handed a stack of cases (and lately I could build cities withContinue reading “Poverty = Women’s Issue”

The History of Social Security is Making Me Mad

#fb“a sieve with holes just big enough for the majority of Negroes to fall through.”-NAACP

Buyer’s remorse needed in sex trade –

13 is the average age of a new prostitute. 11 prostitutes are arrested for every 1 buyer of sex. Men who learn to respect women at an early age are less likely to buy sex. Sonya

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