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IT IS TIME FOR A GURANTEED MONTLY INCOME FOR SACRAMENTO:

HOMELESS PREVENTION STRATEGY

The Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration [SEED], was launched in February 2019 by former Mayor Michael Tubbs, and founder of Mayors for A Guaranteed Income.  

SEED randomly selected 125 residents to receive $500/month for 24 months.  The cash was completely unconditional, with no strings attached including no work requirements.  SEED's preliminary findings show how just $500/month can proivde the dignity and agency that everyone deserves.

Key findings:

  • guaranteed income reduced income volatility, or the month-to-month income fluctuations that households face;

  • recipients were healthier, showing less depression and anxiety and enhanced well being

  • unconditional cash allowed recipients to find full-time employment

  • guaranteed income alleviated financial scarcity creating new opportunities for self-determination, choice, goal-setting and risk-taking

Based on the positive experience of Stockton, there are now 6 cities with guaranteed income pilot projects.  These include Compton, CA; St. Paul, MN; Richmond, VA; Oakland, CA; Pittsburg, PA; and Patterson, NJ.

Additionally, over 25 cities are considering a pilot project, including Los Angeles, CA; Atlanta, GA and Newark, NJ

ACTION:

Contact Mayor Steinberg and let him know you support a Guaranteed Income for Sacramento and ask him to place on the agenda for City Council ASAP

If you are homeless, please call 211 for help.

Find food, shelter, housing,  transportation, income [CalWORKs, G.R. SSI], legal and health care resources in the our publication, Peoples Guide to Health, Welfare & Other Services

NOTE:  Given the lack of funding, we were not able to create a 2020 edition - but the resources in the Guide  - while there are a few changes - should still help you find the resources you need

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New mailing address:  SRCEH, 1026 Florin Road, #349,

Sacramento, CA 95831

916-889-4367

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