Applications are now open for a new 2-year guaranteed basic income program in Atlanta for Black women affected by COVID-19

Applications are now open for a new 2-year guaranteed basic income program in Atlanta for Black women affected by COVID-19

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Applications are now open for the Old Fourth Ward’s new “guaranteed income” program . It’s intended for Black women affected by COVID-19 and living close to the poverty line.

More than 200 Atlanta applicants will be randomly selected to receive two years of payments of around $850 a month.The amount of aid to be given out and the program’s structure was created in consultation with community members and experts.An economic security task force launched in the Old Fourth Ward to examine the impacts of growing levels of income inequality in the area. The group […]

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