Food Insecurity – it is a fancy way for saying “I could go hungry or be unable to feed my family”. Food is a main part of human budgets. Food is fuel, medicine, community, and comfort – but without food, a person will surely die. Almost 13% of Americans are “Food Insecure”. Food insecurity: “Limited […]Read More Can We Talk About Food?
Meet Each Need with Dignity. What does that look like?Read More Let’s Discuss Dignity
What a great idea! I look forward to it being tuned and improved and a convenient point of service. Until then, I will continue to follow cases on the Department of Public and Social Services Internet site.Read More Los Angeles County DPSS Mobile App.
I can tell that homelessness in children has increased dramatically. I know this because I work with homeless parents and my case load has grown and grown like a weed. No. There are not enough shelters for families. Yes, children are sleeping in boxes, on sidewalks, in parking lots, in parks, on kitchen floors, on […]Read More Yes. There are many homeless children in Los Angeles.
Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult, 1 Child 1 Adult, 2 Children 1 Adult, 3 Children 2 Adults 2 Adults, 1 Child 2 Adults, 2 Children 2 Adults, 3 Children Living Wage $11.37 $23.53 $27.15 $33.96 $17.20 $21.62 $22.95 $27.97 Poverty Wage $5.21 $7.00 $8.80 $10.60 $7.00 $8.80 $10.60 $12.40 Minimum Wage $9.00 $9.00 $9.00 […]Read More Living Wage – what you need to earn to actually survive
Yesterday Crisi saved Darla’s life and then the perks of employment and affluence kicked in to make what could have been a nightmare into a random parenting adventure. Background :I have two daughters. Jax is all grown and Darla is 3. As the first of my friends to have a child, I raised Jax without the benefit […]Read More Our adventure with near drowning and Arcadia Ca.
A child left in a hot car can die; but some kids call a car home. How do we help them? #hotcarRead More Don’t leave your neighbors alone in a hot car
Dear @dpssnews and @dpss_calfresh :how to I cancel my benefits?Read More It’s impossible to cancel CalFresh
Death on Crocker St. This is my throwback Thursday link. Living out in the element with no shelter, sunblock, reliable nutrition, healthcare, clean toilets, leads to a shortened life. Thousands of years ago humans had a shorter life span. In third world countries people died like this. But this is in Los Angeles :my […]Read More Death on Crocker St -revisited
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