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Work Does Not Promise an Escape from Hunger or Food Insecurit

Issue Brief
December 11, 2003 Download PDF

Work does not assure that Oregon adults will escape hunger. Oregon Center for Public Policy (OCPP) analysis of new health survey data shows that one in seven working adults in Oregon lived in food insecure households during 2002. Their work effort was not enough to assure that they’d have enough to eat.

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