Picture a Hawai'i where ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) families break free from financial constraints, creating a brighter and more equitable future for all.
Dive into this enlightening episode based on a July 2023 article from Hawaii Business Magazine, exploring the struggles of Hawai'i's middle class and the nonprofits aiding their financial stability.
In a state notorious for its high cost of living and where 44% of residents struggle to meet basic needs, Hawai'i's ALICE population is forging innovative paths to overcome economic challenges. Witness stories of resilience, creativity, and community support as individuals defy the odds to achieve homeownership, entrepreneurs turn trash into treasures, and families navigate adversity to secure a better future. Even in paradise, living paycheck to paycheck can be daunting. Experience their journey through the impact of COVID-19, igniting their passion to advocate for systemic change, including affordable childcare, paid family leave, and higher minimum wages, all driven by the power of community solutions.
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