Tag: Branch Out National

Poverty, unemployment, and labor rights in Philadelphia, PA

Homelessness, poverty, and unemployment are substantial and persistent issues in most of the large cities, with big population and a limited number of jobs available, the job security is very low, workers rights are limited, and wages are under the minimum living level. Such situation creates significant inequality, unstable political situation with a number of




Co-ops are inspirational centers of community building and food assistance

Atlanta, Georgia is a beautiful city and I was lucky enough to spend a week there through my Branch Out National alternative break, volunteering and learning about the issue of hunger on the national and international scale. Of all the places we visited the Georgia Avenue Food Co-op was the most inspirational. During our pre-trip