Americans families were having a difficult time making ends meet before the recession. With continuing unemployment and increasing costs of living, more and more families have to choose between necessities like health care, child care, and even food.
The BWA’s work shows that communities can be a part of the solution to reducing climate change, while also providing green jobs and reducing heating bills.
What’s life like at the poverty line? It’s one impossible choice after another – between food and medicine, getting to work or paying the heating bill.