Mayor Fischer and community partners launch new guaranteed income pilot

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 – […]

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