A 2019 report from FIU found that Miami-Dade County has the second greatest income inequality in the nation. We know that centuries of discriminatory policies and practices, often applied along racial lines, have contributed to economic injustices that serve to divide our community and inhibit opportunities for wealth creation.
In 2020, we will...
- advocate for an increased minimum wage at the state level;
- Actively support living wage and job benefits efforts at the local level; and
- analyze, propose, and support solutions to eliminate fines, fees, and bail that serve to keep people in poverty.