North Bay News
7:22 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Economic Inequality in Sonoma County

Sonoma County presents a prosperous and inclusive face to the world, but upon closer examination, this area is also home to serious and growing income inequality. A new report spells it out in detail, and Bruce Robinson has this preview.

Ginny Browne
Ginny Browne

Ginny Browne, author of The State of Working Sonoma in 2013 report, says that in summary, it shows that the “hourglass economy” is expanding in Sonoma County.

The People’s Equity Summit will be held Saturday, April 27, 10:30 am to 3 pm, at the Unitarian church in Santa Rosa. Tickets are available here. The event is co-sponsored by the North Bay Organizing Project and the Living Wage Coalition of Sonoma County.