Greg Robinson

POVERTY ON RISE COUNTYWIDE; SEQUESTRATION CUTS WORSEN PLIGHT OF LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

 

By Nadin Abbott

April 7, 2013 (San Diego)— ECM spoke with County Board of Education Board Member Greg Robinson today. He shared details on how extensive the face of poverty has become in the County and how this affects our children.  He also spoke of sequestration cuts and why living wages matter.

“El Cajon has the highest rate of poverty in San Diego County,” Robinson observed, adding that poverty leads to serious problems of food insecurity as more people are going hungry.