Mayor announces launch of guaranteed income pilot program

Mayor announces launch of guaranteed income pilot program

Mayor Brandon M. Scott introduces a guaranteed income pilot program to help combat the economic crisis from COVID-19 and support young parents hit the hardest. (Courtesy Photo) By Nicole D. Batey,
Special to the AFRO

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, local officials and strategic partners, stood outside the War Memorial Building on April 20 to announce the Baltimore Young Families Success Fund (BYFSF), the mayor’s guaranteed income pilot program.
The BYFSF will provide 200 young parents, between 18 and 24-years-old, with an unconditional cash payment of $1,000 per month over 24 months to provide financial stability and reduce poverty.“Our guaranteed income […]

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