Add comment on:Political madness and sequestration are poised to devastate the safety-net
According to recent available statistics poverty is already so extreme more than 28% of Oakland's children live in poverty throughout the city, and may be going to bed hungry, cold or homeless at night. Additionally, the poverty level in Oakland is 43.3% more than throughout greater California, and the poverty level is higher by 57.7 % in comparison to the rest of the nation. Spending cuts known as sequestration that are scheduled to go into effect on March 1, will make the situation in Oakland much worse!
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