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Community Colleges tackle student homelessness and food insecurity
From this Episode:
How community colleges help students struggling with housing and food
A new survey of students at LA’s Community Colleges finds that one in five is homeless, and two-thirds are food insecure. Meanwhile, a leader from Santa Barbara City College...
13 min, 48 sec
Does raising the minimum wage help or hurt low-skilled workers?
Big businesses in L.A. will raise their minimum wage from $10.50 to $12 an hour this Saturday. But in Seattle, a new study found that the lowest paid employees saw a drop in...
11 min, 52 sec
The U.S. government's doomsday plan to protect itself -- but probably not you
For the last 60 years, the U.S. government has kept up a multi-billion dollar program to save people and retaliate after a major attack, like a nuclear strike from a foreign...
15 min, 3 sec