Poverty is Tucson’s Biggest Problem, says Tucson Council Candidate Juan Padres, Ward 3

"Poverty is the No. 1 factor in Tucson that is stopping us from prosperity. What the pandemic did is accelerate it. By observing what’s going on in the community, I think poverty is the main issue," said Juan Francisco Padrés is a candidate for the Tucson City Council in Ward 3. He addressed the Democrats of Greater Tucson meeting on May 10, 2021. "Poverty is the common denominator in economic justice, social justice, climate justice and food justice," Padres said. "Poverty affects every aspect of our community, from pollution, health, crime, the economy, education, and homelessness. Padrés is the operator [...]