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Your Call: San Francisco - A tale of two cities


On the December 14th edition of  Your Call, we’re talking about how poor and low-income communities are being affected by the Bay Area’s economic boom.

1 in 4 Bay Area families are living in poverty the top 5 percent of the wealthiest households earn almost 23% percent of the total income in the Bay Area. Nonprofits serving those struggling to make ends meet can’t keep up with demand. So how should city governments respond? What changes are you seeing? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you


Karl Kramer, co-director of San Francisco Living Wage Coalition

Angela Woodall, freelance journalist based in Berkeley

Web Resources:

San Francisco Public Press

San Francisco Living Wage Coalition

SF Chronicle: U.S. jobs growing, but most will pay $15 or less

Truthout: Families Live Jammed Into Chinatown Rooms in San Francisco

Medium: Tech, poverty and the Tenderloin

Sacramento Bee: Californians have high poverty, high incomes