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Our income determines so much of our life. Our income determines which neighborhood we live in, what schools our children go to, how often we see our doctor, what food we eat, and our clothes. Income can lead us to move across town or across borders to make sure we have a fair shot at life. But what happens when no jobs are available?

The moment we lose our job, we lose income, we lose everything. We lose the house, the chance to send our children to their dream school, the certainty of our next meal is coming, and the right to be seen as human.

Millions of people in this country know this feeling all too well. Unemployed Workers United is asking workers, “How has income impacted your life?” What opportunities have you lost, or homes have you been ripped from because you lost your job?

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Prompt #2: “How has income impacted your life?”