posted on Sep, 16 2008 @ 10:36 AM
2008 Presidential Candidate Platform Discussion
There are 37 million poor Americans. Most poor Americans are in the workforce, yet still cannot afford to make ends meet. And too many poor Americans
are single mothers who are raising children. Barack Obama has been a lifelong advocate for the poor -- as a young college graduate, he rejected the
high salaries of corporate America and moved to the South Side of Chicago to work as a community organizer. As an organizer, Obama worked with
churches, Chicago residents and local government to set up job training programs for the unemployed and after school programs for kids.
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