3 min read · Apr 21st · $1,000-a-month per family pilot program in new budget, following similar schemes in Stockton, Oakland and San Francisco
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The $24m LA program, introduced as part of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s budget proposal, would provide $1,000 a month to 2,000 families for a year if passed by the city council.
With more cities signing on, there is also a growing body of evidence that the payments do lead to progress. The first major program, launched in Stockton in 2019, actually helped participants find full-time jobs, reduced income volatility and increased security and wellbeing.
~19 min read · 2020-01-08 · If words make worlds, then we urgently need to tell a new story about the climate crisis. Here is one vision of what it could look and feel like to radically, collectively take action.