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Why the minimum wage needs to be raised

The federal minimum wage has not increased since 2009. Until that happens, company leaders have stepped in with their own plans. On this episode of the World Changing Ideas podcast, host Talib Visram talks with Gravity Payments CEO and Founder Dan Price about his decision to increase his employees' salaries to a minimum of $70,000.
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2 Latinx trailblazers on overcoming obstacles and finding your superpower

The Pew Research Center found that the U.S. Hispanic population in 2020 accounted for 51% of the entire U.S. population growth that year. Despite the stats, Black and Hispanic workers are the most underrepresented in the highest-paying and most influential positions and overrepresented in roles such as assistants and laborers. It comes as no surprise that the number of Latinx-owned businesses are booming as entrepreneurs are starting their own ventures. Host Chris Denson speaks with Christine De La Rosa, CEO and cofounder of The People’s Ecosystem, and Emmy award-winning journalist and president at The Futuro Media Group Maria Hinojosa to discuss their journeys.

2 Latinx trailblazers on overcoming obstacles and finding your superpower
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