Project Description

‘The best social program is a job.’ – Ronald Reagan

Times have changed, however, Mr. Reagan. The best social program is now a job that actually pays a living wage.

Phil and Gerry delve into the current U.S. Department of Agriculture policy concerning food insecurity in America, the threshold of poverty, and the most up-to-date Self-Sufficiency Standard (SSS). The SSS determines the budget needed for 719 family styles in each county in Michigan to be independent and is incredibly powerful.

‘If there is one person in this country that is hunger, that is one too many.’ – Ronald Reagan