Guaranteed Income Initiative to Focus on Rural Black Women in Georgia

Guaranteed Income Initiative to Focus on Rural Black Women in Georgia

Clay, Randolph, and Terrell are small counties in southwestern Georgia that are eligible to participate in the project. The counties are majority African American and have median household incomes about half that of the U.S. overall. Click on counties to see more economic and population data.

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In a 1967 speech at Stanford University, Martin Luther King Jr. outlined hopes for guaranteed income as an antidote to economic inequity. Fifty-five years later, an initiative in his home state will put guaranteed income to the test by facilitating over $13 million in cash assistance to Black women living below the poverty […]

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