Funeral for poverty wages in Baltimore City

Led by a New Orleans-style marching band, hundreds of low-wage workers and advocates staged a mock funeral “burying” poverty pay for Baltimore City workers. Activists called on elected leaders to do their part in fighting poverty and its resulting effects, like crime, by raising wages for workers. IMG_5746 IMG_5747 IMG_5748 IMG_5749 IMG_5750  IMG_5753 IMG_5754