Mayor Greg Fischer today joined representatives from Metro United Way (MUW) and Russell: A Place of Promise (RPOP) to launch YALift! (Young Adult Louisville Income for Transformation), a guaranteed income pilot project to provide a financial foundation for young people transitioning to the working world.
“It seems almost too simple to say, but the answer to poverty is money,” said the Mayor. “Poverty is a lack of resources, often a systemic lack of resources, not a personal failing.”
YALift! will provide a one-year foundation of financial stability to 150 young people ages 18 to 24 who reside in three neighborhoods – […]