Did you know that the minimum wage often isn't enough to afford rent even when working full time? Women are nearly two-thirds of minimum wage workers trying to support themselves and their families. Check out more from NWLC: http://bit.ly/Hqho40

Did you know that the minimum wage often isn't enough to afford rent even when working full time? Women are nearly two-thirds of minimum wage workers trying to support themselves and their families. Check out more from NWLC: http://bit.ly/Hqho40

Another statistical example of logical appeal, this poster could be used when discussing how the U.S. economy could be improved if more experienced workers were able to get out of poverty. -R.G.

Another statistical example of logical appeal, this poster could be used when discussing how the U.S. economy could be improved if more experienced workers were able to get out of poverty. -R.G.

Family Planning Unleashes the Girl Effect  Huffington Post  Maria Eitel

Family Planning Unleashes the Girl Effect

Family Planning Unleashes the Girl Effect Huffington Post Maria Eitel

#MinimumWage By The Numbers. Read more at http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Economy/10-Facts-About-the-Minimum-Wage #jobs #aflcio #economy

#MinimumWage By The Numbers. Read more at http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Economy/10-Facts-About-the-Minimum-Wage #jobs #aflcio #economy

This infographic from the YWCA highlights the disproportionate impact of the minimum wage on women, specifically women of color, and illustrates the injustice of low wages.

This infographic from the YWCA highlights the disproportionate impact of the minimum wage on women, specifically women of color, and illustrates the injustice of low wages.

(1 of 6) What Does It Mean to Be Poor in America? [Click on this image to find a video and analysis exploring the forces driving inequality for all] According to the federal government, it involves a number: The Poverty Threshold. That number was developed in the 1960s to determine if a family has the resources to meet basic needs. It changes depending on how many people are in a household. For a family of three in 2012, it was $18,498-Artist: Andy Warner (http://andysaurus.com/)

(1 of 6) What Does It Mean to Be Poor in America? [Click on this image to find a video and analysis exploring the forces driving inequality for all] According to the federal government, it involves a number: The Poverty Threshold. That number was developed in the 1960s to determine if a family has the resources to meet basic needs. It changes depending on how many people are in a household. For a family of three in 2012, it was $18,498-Artist: Andy Warner (http://andysaurus.com/)

Who Receives 'Food Stamps'? infographic by the the California Food & Justice Coalition

Who Receives 'Food Stamps'? And Why It Is Critical To Continue Their Support

Low-wage Workers Are Older Than You Think: 88 Percent of Workers Who Would Benefit From a Higher Minimum Wage Are Older Than 20, One Third Are Over 40 | Economic Policy Institute

Low-wage Workers Are Older Than You Think: 88 Percent of Workers Who Would Benefit From a Higher Minimum Wage Are Older Than 20, One Third Are Over 40 | Economic Policy Institute

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