Chris Benner was invited to participate in a forum to spark a community conversation about the economic ramfications of increasing the minimum wage. This forum, sponsored by the Progressive Women of Napa Valley, is necessary in an area like Napa Valley where more than 24 percent of the population live below 200 percent of the federal poverty level. Benner spoke alongside other experts on the social and economic opportunities that would arise from a minimum wage hike.

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