Bishop Esley Simmons

South Sacramento Christian Center

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Bishop Esley Simmons serves as the Senior Pastor of South Sacramento Christian Center and a clergy leader with Sacramento Area Congregations Together. Sacramento ACT is a member of the Raise the Wage Coalition, along with the Sacramento Labor Council, Organize Sacramento and ACCE, and is advocating for an increase of the minimum wage to $15 per hour in Sacramento.

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Minimum Wage: In Support of the Working Poor

Letting the minimum wage remain stagnate is inhumane and bad for our communities

When the economy serves people by allowing them to earn money, they can invest money back into the economy, thereby increasing economic health for everyone. We want an economy where full-time workers are self-sufficient and not dependent on government aid to supplement their wages. We want an economy that works for us. But here is a glimpse of our reality:

Jul 6, 2015 Bishop Esley Simmons