It is 2014, not 1980. We know more about HIV and AIDS than ever before. We know what causes it, we know how to prevent it, and we know how to help those living with this illness lead longer, fuller, more meaningful lives.
It is not news that housing remains out of reach for millions of Americans, including many working parents and their children. Currently, 3.3 million American workers earn minimum wage or less, and there is no place in our entire country in which a family supported by a parent working full-time and earning minimum wage can afford to pay market rent for even a one-bedroom apartment.