There is currently no rent freeze or moratorium on rent in California. So if you can’t pay, some action is likely required on your part. Partial payment of rent does not prevent you from being evicted unless you get a written agreement from your landlord or property manager. State and local eviction moratoriums do not prevent rent from beingContinue reading

Too Poor to Work

A few years ago I was in a crunch. I earned $18 an hour and was raising a 4 year old child. I wrote about how hard finding child care made it for me to work here in 2015. Here is how my budget broke down… Income: $2,880 But… I didn’t see my full check.Continue reading “Too Poor to Work”

The Youngest USC Master’s Student

“Fight On!” Is the motto for @USC. This is how I am fighting on to my goal when Los Angeles City Parks and Recreation gave me last minute notice that they have Caesar Chavez Day off. Yikes. So, off to campus we go. Thanks Professor Kurzban for letting her audit your class today. When you’reContinue reading “The Youngest USC Master’s Student”

Hungry and Frustrated , Hey Los Angeles County: what gives?

my ordeal @CountyofLA, @DonKnabe, @DPSSNews, @mridleythomas, @ZevYaroslavsky, ‏@SouthwesternLaw, @california, @mendpoverty

Child care and the CCRC

notices went out that CCRC may not be able to pay for child care starting July 1, 2009. According to my source – everything will continue as normal except that payments will be delayed until there is funding in the programs.

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