Universal basic income concept with hands holding banner SHREVEPORT, La. – The application process is underway for the public to register for the Shreveport Universal Basic Income Program (UBI). The pilot program is a joint effort between the city, Caddo Parish and United Way of Northwest Louisiana. Interested participants can register at www.shreveportla.gov through Jan. 17.
There will be 110 families selected and eligible to receive $660 a month for a year. Shreveport residents who are single parents with an income below 120% of the Federal Poverty Level will be eligible. The program defines a single parent as a mother, […]