How $500 a Month Helped Me Become the Father My Kids Needed | Opinion

How $500 a Month Helped Me Become the Father My Kids Needed | Opinion

This Father’s Day, I’m reflecting on the importance of a gift that didn’t come from one of my kids, but from a pretty unexpected source: my city. Back in 2019, I was selected as a recipient of Stockton, CA’s guaranteed income pilot, SEED. The financial stability that I was able to build over the two years of receiving $500 each month with no strings attached helped me show up as the kind of father I always knew I was, but that I wasn’t able to be in the face of cobbling together jobs to make ends meet.

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