City In California Aims To Provide Guaranteed Income For Transgender, Nonbinary Residents

City In California Aims To Provide Guaranteed Income For Transgender, Nonbinary Residents

A California city is allocating $200,000 to develop a guaranteed income program for transgender and non-binary residents. The Palm Springs City Council, which approved the pilot program on March 24, issued a report which described transgender and nonbinary residents as “particularly vulnerable” due to unemployment, homelessness, assault and discrimination, NBC Los Angeles reports .

Partnering with Palm Springs-based DAP Health and Queer Works, two organizations fighting to protect the LGBTQ+ community, the city plans to roll out the program in three phases over the next year. The state-funded initiative, which will draw from the $35 million allocated in 2021 toward […]

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