East Palo Alto “first source hiring policy” ordinance since 2001
requiring companies put in a “good-faith effort” to hire locally.
Amazon hires cloud-services unit, Amazon web services, and “other teams.”
requested a variance on first source hiring.
Four Seasons requires “high-level of customer service,” & English proficiency.
McDonald’s hires workers.
Home Depot, ibidem.
Ruben Abrica, city council member, East Palo Alto.
Greg Schrock, associate professor of urban studies and planning, Portland State University
quoted for color, background & verisimiliitude.
<paraphased>Such policies tend to better cater to jobs in retail, manufacturing and construction.</paraphased>
with the map of the region
provided for the benefit of the home town audience, back in New York.
with estimated household income levels
provided to slake the sullen anger at the petit bourgeoise amongst them.
Sarah Eisner lives in Menlo Park, CA; she is a mom; ex-product management, Cisco, engineering degree(s?), Stanford.
tl;dr → there is stress in the grade schools; the parents cause it because they are successful; she volunteered at the school, she observed it, she reported it, she worked with the education complex to try to ameliorate it; amelioration can only be done in the slightest; she has moved on.