A new program is giving some New York moms $1,000 a month

A new program is giving some New York moms $1,000 a month

New York City’s first guaranteed income program is providing up to $1,000 a month to some low-income mothers of newborns. The minds behind the program are hoping it will be beneficial for early childhood development. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green reports as part of our ongoing series, ‘Chasing the Dream: Poverty, Opportunity and Justice in America.’ Read the Full Transcript

Hari Sreenivasan: According to new data from Columbia University’s Center on Poverty and Social Policy, the number of children living in poverty increased by 3.7 million in 2021.

The child tax credit, which provided households up to $300 dollars a month […]

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