Faith Leaders

(credit: CBS)

At Capitol, Health Experts Tie Low Wages To Low Life Expectancy

A group of health experts and faith leaders were at the state capitol Monday to ask lawmakers to raise wages to improve the health of workers. Statistics show that low-income workers die eight-years earlier than other workers. Shaquonica Johnson, 37, has been a personal care attendant for 15 years. She works several different jobs at $8.50 an hour to care for her two children.

03/03/2014

(credit: Mark Dayton for a Better Minnesota/Tom Emmer for Governor)

Group Calls On Next Gov. To Close Racial Gap

A coalition of faith leaders is calling on Minnesota’s next governor to elevate racial inequalities in education, health and jobs to a major policy focus.

11/24/2010

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