Can you live on $9 an hour?

Can you really live on $9 an hour in San Diego?

Next Monday, July 14, the City Council will vote on the minimum wage and earned sick days measure!

Please join us at the 5:30 p.m. meeting and bring your friends and family.

Let’s pack the house and send the message that no one who works full-time should live in poverty! 

Click here to RSVP for the July 14 hearing.

On July 1 Rabbi Laurie Coskey and Audrey Hiatt, from the Interfaith Center for Worker Justice, asked the San Diego City Council that very question. They delivered a mock minimum wage paycheck to each member of the City Council and showed how fast wages disappear each month for basic necessities.
Even working full-time at a minimum wage job, it’s impossible to live in San Diego without public or private assistance.WatchPaycheckSpeech.png

Click here to see how far a minimum wage paycheck goes in San Diego. 

I hope to see you at the San Diego City Council hearing on Monday, July 14. Please arrive by 5:30 p.m. in order to get a seat in the Council Chambers. The hearing will be on the 12th floor of City Hall at 202 C St, San Diego, 92101.Click here to RSVP for the July 14 hearing.

Parking Details: Three hour free parking with validation is available at Horton Plaza and street parking meters are free after 6pm.Have you sent your letter yet? Please send a letter of support to your Council member by clicking here. Help advocate for improving the lives of all San Diegans. 

Raise Up San Diego!