You have to raise people’s wages. Things are more expensive now than 10 years ago. Rent is too high, gas is too high, but the minimum wage is still the same.
— Joe Temas, Retired, Roxbury
I think the minimum wage should be raised.
— Lance Cruz, Construction Worker, Dorchester
It certainly has to start from the government level. People have to study how the lack of education and lack of access are at the heart of the matter.
— Marion Skeete, Minister, Roxbury
Minimum wage needs to go up so people working low-end jobs can meet their needs.
— Nemaia Brown, Barber, Roxbury
We need to create more good-paying jobs and bring more businesses into the community.
— Phyllis Tartt, Student, Roxbury
They need to create more good-paying jobs. Affordable housing is also a big factor for a lot of people. They need to create more housing.
— Renie Wright, Crafter, Dorchester