Iris, your post is awesome and very thought provoking. Yes, you are correct homeless people are often seen as damaged goods and not a productive part of society. I can see how the BBH project can be seen as taking advantage of homeless individuals because there would be many takers at the rate of $20. I agree that, if BBH approached college students or individuals other than the homeless they would need to pay fair wage. So, it seems as if BBH is taking advantage of people who are homeless because they are doing a day’s work for less than the minimum wage.
If I were a customer and found out that a company, I buy from is unethical in regards to wages and healthcare I would boycott that company/store. For example, I know some people who