Girshriela Green, Los Angeles, California

Interview By Sasha Abramsky | Posted Tuesday December 13, 2011

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Girshriela Green - poverty - Los Angeles, California

Girshriela Green found employment at a Wal-Mart in South Central Los Angeles in 2009, through California’s welfare-to-work program. Two years later, she was injured on the job. Here the mother of six talks about working for low wages, and then living on $511 disability every two weeks, and two hundred dollars in food stamps.

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