‘Kids First’ — Well Intentioned But Where’s the Money?

Because there is no funding source other than the general fund, Kids First would simply take funding away from existing City programs and transfer the money to non-profits, probably resulting in City staff layoffs. Funds would be taken away from unionized public employees and go to non-union, private non-profits.

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‘Kids First’ – A Challenge to Business as Usual

Truth is, at the end of the day, when adults are arguing for their piece of the budget, no one is really arguing to ensure that young people are getting what they need to survive, let alone thrive. This needs to be challenged and it needs to be changed.

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Why Most Millennials Don’t Think They’ll Become Millionaires

To many of us, $1 million in savings sounds like a myth. I am sure most of my fellow millennials can barely imagine earning $1 million throughout our lifetimes, much less having that amount tucked into a savings account. Remember, over half of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings account.

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What an Eviction Does to a Family

When my mom told me she had gotten an eviction notice, I was sad. Not because I was going to lose the house I lived in, but because my single, pregnant mom would have to work even harder than she already did.

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