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Guaranteed Income Increases Employment, Improves Financial and Physical Health

New Research Released From Groundbreaking Cash Transfer Project

March 3, 2021, Stockton, CA – Results released today from the first year of the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED) show guaranteed income drastically improves job prospects, financial stability and overall well being of recipients….

Income assistance program aims to keep students in class at Santa Fe Community College

Jun 15, 2021 Updated Jun 16, 2021, Santa Fe New Mexican – Mayor Alan Webber announced Tuesday the city is laying the groundwork to participate in an income assistance pilot program that could benefit scores of community college students. The program, which must be approved by the City Council, would establish monthly stipends of up to $400 for one year, starting in the fall semester, for low-income Santa Fe Community College students with kids….

Our View: Supporting college students is smart anti-poverty strategy

Jun 17, 2021 Updated Jun 18, 2021, Santa Fe New Mexican – Santa Fe will take part in an important national experiment that seeks to show how money can make a difference to people living on the edge of poverty. It stems from a basic premise: To help poor people, give them money. This is not about a universal basic income but, rather, a guaranteed income….