Faces of $15

Meet the Faces of $15: Stories of Low-Wage Workers in Oregon

Nicole.jpg Nicole is a single mother who works two low-wage jobs and struggles to provide housing for her and her family. Click Here to read more about Nicole's story and what a $15 minimum wage would mean for her and her family.

 

Ashley-and-Kids.jpg Ashley, a single mother who struggles to get an education and make a better life for her children, has worked in the service industry her whole life. Click Here to read more about Ashley's story and what a $15 minimum wage would mean for her and her children.
David-Carlson.jpg David is a 28 year pizza chef who is trying to put himself through school and help keep his father's house out of foreclosure. Click Here to read more about David's story and what a $15 minimum wage would mean to him.
SarahKatWork.jpg Sarah works for Portland's Department of Parks & Recreation. She is a glaring example of why anything less than $15 isn't enough. Click Here to read more about Sarah's story and what a $15 minimum wage would mean to her.
Drift.jpg In his mid-30s, Drift has been a low-wage worker for most of the last 19 years. Although he recently graduated from college and amassed debt doing so, he worries that the future holds more low-wage work rather than increased opportunity. Click Here to read more about Drift's story.

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Linda is a mother of four and grandmother of six who has to work 2 low-wage jobs just get by, and she still can't afford to turn on the heat during the winter. Click Here to read more about Linda's story.

 

 Are you a low-wage worker in Oregon? Share your story. Tell us what a $15 minimum wage would mean for you and your family.

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