Tag: Chicago

Are guaranteed-income programs in Illinois working?

Are guaranteed-income programs in Illinois working?

Thousands of Chicago and Cook County residents got $500 a month the past year from programs that are aiming to give people a little financial cushion.

When Jailyn Brown was selected to join a pilot program that gives cash to people struggling to make ends meet, the 23-year-old could hardly get enough hours at the retail store in Chicago where she worked to cover her expenses.

How Basic Income Prevents Violence

BY LEA HOEFER, ERIC REINHART, AND TANYA L. ZAKRISON Original Post: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2022/03/how-cash-transfer-programs-prevent-violent-crime.html Every night in Chicago, trauma surgeons face a scenario that loops on seemingly endless repeat. An

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