UBI Recipient: Before my Basic Income and the Child Tax Credit, I Used To Have to Work Four or Five Jobs To Make Ends Meet
By: ERICA Original Post: https://msmagazine.com/2022/02/24/front-and-center-17-erica-child-tax-credit-guaranteed-income-black-mothers-women-covid-magnolia-mothers-trust-jackson-mississippi/ _________________________________________ Front and Center is a groundbreaking series of op-eds—published by Ms. and created in partnership
Basic income experiment provides hope for formerly incarcerated
The program is being tested in Gainesville, Florida. By: Kiara Alfonseca Original Post: https://abcnews.go.com/US/guaranteed-income-experiment-hope-incarcerated/story?id=83046091 When Murray was released from
A Basic Income Program In D.C. Provided Stability And Dignity During The Pandemic, Report Says
An analysis from the Urban Institute shows that overall, the extra $5,500 provided short-term financial stability and peace of mind
This man started his own ice-cream business with his Covid cash grant, and now employs four people
Thando Makhubu opened up an ice cream business during the coronavirus pandemic. He generated R10,000 within weeks thanks to
Guaranteed basic income recipients in St. Paul describe how the program has changed their lives
As St. Paul’s guaranteed income program comes to a close, its recipients reflect on how it has helped them
Congress should renew monthly Child Tax Credit payments
Working families and those with new businesses depend on payments to make ends meet. By: Megan Curtis | Special
‘I could live normally’: How child tax credit payments brought relief to these families
Congress failed to extend funding for the credit, and many families reflected on how the payments shaped their lives
Guaranteed Basic Income Helped Amber Be a Better “All-Around Support System” for her Kids
What possibilities could open up for low-income families if financial survival weren’t always top of mind? What dreams would
Thanks to $500 a month of basic income for six months, homelessness reduced by two-thirds
Studies show that just $3,000 over six months was enough to fundamentally reshape people’s lives. By: ADELE PETERS. Original
Meet a teacher who lost her job and lived on $1,000 a month of basic income in Mississippi
In 2020 and 2021, Tamara Ware received $1,000 a month from a basic-income program. The program provided monthly funds to
Sacramento program gives families $300 a month, no strings attached. How it’s changing lives.
Guaranteed income programs have seen a recent surge in interest from politicians and members of the public. Here’s why.
In Mississippi, a long-running guaranteed basic income program is helping Black mothers
By Zachary Green Original article: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/in-mississippi-a-long-running-guaranteed-income-program-is-helping-black-mothers In the U.S. 30% of families headed by Black mothers live below the
U.S. cities try new way to help the poor: cash
By Andy Sullivan Original article: https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-cities-try-new-way-help-poor-give-them-money-2021-12-21/ WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Spurred by the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of U.S. cities
Miracle Money: How a guaranteed basic income fund is helping San Francisco’s homeless
By Zachary Green and Jennifer Winter Original article: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/miracle-money-how-a-guaranteed-income-fund-is-helping-san-franciscos-homeless Guaranteed income pilot programs are sweeping the country, but until
After a year of basic income in Hudson, NY, the employment rate of recipients has doubled
The pilot organizers of Hudson’s basic income pilot hope that gathering five years of results will show how much
‘It’s going to hurt us tremendously:’ Parents worry about the end of monthly child tax credit payments
By Carmen Reinicke Original article: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/18/parents-worry-about-the-end-of-monthly-child-tax-credit-payments.html Without the child tax credit, Stormy Johnson is worried about having enough to
The child tax credit saved her family. Now she and others fear the worst as it expires
By Riley Bunch Original article: https://www.gpb.org/news/2021/12/14/the-covid-era-child-tax-credit-saved-her-family-now-she-and-others-fear-the-worst Hannah Ochoa was near her breaking point. The 29-year-old Marietta mother of four
Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments Are Getting Parents Back Into the Labor Market
By Suzan K. DelBene Original article: https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/taxes/monthly-child-tax-credit-payments-are-getting-parents-get-back-to-work-opinion/ar-AAROj3w In early 2020, Wendy and her family moved to the Pacific Northwest
Some may consider basic income a radical idea, but in 2020 we lived it and it worked
By Daniel Ziffer Original article: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-09/basic-income-push-in-australia-after-covid-welfare/100681912 Single mother Juanita McLaren never stops thinking about money, because she doesn’t have it.
Child Tax Credit Is Driving Americans Toward Entrepreneurship
By Andrew Trunsky Original article: https://dailycaller.com/2021/12/07/child-tax-credit-driving-americans-toward-entrepreneurship-little-effect-on-workforce/ A new study suggests that the child tax credit is not reducing overall
Meet a single mom who transformed her life through a basic income program that helped her get a car, a new job, and better housing
By Jason Lalljee Original article: https://www.businessinsider.com/how-ubi-helps-woman-went-from-homeless-guaranteed-income-funding-2021-11 Christine, a woman from Compton, California, gets $1,800 every three months through a
As Oakland expands guaranteed basic income program, early recipients call it success
By Greg Lee Original article: https://www.ktvu.com/news/oakland-guaranteed-income-two-families-share-their-experiences OAKLAND, Calif. – In June, the city of Oakland launched one of the largest guaranteed income pilot
How a guaranteed basic income pilot program is helping in Gary, Indiana
By Zachary Green Original article: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-a-guaranteed-income-pilot-program-is-helping-some-in-gary-indiana The city of Gary, one of the poorest in Indiana, is now one
Stimulus Payments and the Child Tax Credit Are Transforming U.S. Families—What Happens When They End?
by Katie Fleischer COVID-19 and the unprecedented economic crisis it caused made 2020 one of the most economically challenging years
Child Tax Credit payments, other cash benefits lead to a decrease in child poverty
By Logan Rockefeller Harris Researchers from the Center on Poverty & Social Policy at Columbia University have been measuring monthly poverty
They Gave Black Mothers in Mississippi $1,000 a Month. It Changed Their Lives.
A basic income experiment in the state should teach national Democrats a lesson as they weigh a permanent Child
Child Tax Credit Helping Parents in West Virginia to Afford Remote Work
By Skylar Eagle MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — The pandemic changed life for millions of Americans across the nation.
As pandemic squeezes budgets, Georgia families lean on child tax credit checks
By Yamil Berard, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Payments help autistic child get therapy, family avoid eviction, couple cope with job loss,
Child Tax Credits Help Poorest Americans Pay Off Costly Debt
Census surveys show that low income families are using the child tax credits to pay off debt. This is
The Pandemic Cost Him Everything. But the Child Tax Credit Is Giving His Family Hope.
Phil came to the U.S. in search of opportunity, but when COVID-19 hit he lost his job, immigration status,
Will basic income get its due on the campaign trail in Canada?
With affordability on many Ontarians’ minds this election, TVO.org looks at the credits and debits of basic income —
‘It literally saved us’: what the new child tax credit means for families
For many American parents struggling to make ends meet during the Covid crisis, Biden’s child tax credit has already