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Amanda’s Story: The Faces of 15 Now Tacoma

As told to Mike Plaid Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 Reprinted from a Facebook Post — —

I know the stress of having to work two jobs to make ends meet. I worked as a sales associate at a retail store and as a server to support myself and pay off college loans. An increase in […]

Dr. Horton: The Faces of 15 Now Tacoma

As told to Sara Morken Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 Reprinted from a Facebook Post

— Health Care Professionals for $15 Now Tacoma! Vote Yes Initiative One in Nov!

— My name is Dr. LeRoy Horton, I am a dentist with two offices and a long time Tacoma native. I primarily practice in surgical reconstructions and […]

Sam: The Faces of 15 Now Tacoma

As told to Mike Plaid Wednesday, Aug 18, 2015 Reprinted from a Facebook Post

— 15 dollars for me means a good start to living the life every American deserves. The ability to provide for myself and not having to struggle to be able to put food on the table, and not have to worry […]

Brittnie: The Faces of 15 Now Tacoma

As told to Mike Plaid Wednesday, Aug 13, 2015 Reprinted from a Facebook Post

For the last 4 years I worked 2 jobs to make ends meet. I work in private home care as a CNA. I regularly work 16-hour shifts. When overtime is available, I can’t afford not to take it, which ends […]

Kass: The Faces of 15 Now Tacoma

As told to Mike Plaid Wednesday, Aug 13, 2015 Reprinted from a Facebook Post

My name is Kass and I’m a systems analyst for a large high-end retailer. I’m really lucky to have my job. For a high school drop-out with a few computer certifications, making upwards of $65k a year is a […]