Meet a pre-K teacher who lost her job and lived on $1,000 a month from a basic-income program for Black mothers in Mississippi: ‘I didn’t know how I was going to make ends meet’

Meet a pre-K teacher who lost her job and lived on $1,000 a month from a basic-income program for Black mothers in Mississippi: 'I didn't know how I was going to make ends meet'

Programs like Magnolia specifically target groups of people more likely to face financial hardship. In 2020 and 2021, Tamara Ware received $1,000 a month from a basic-income program.

The program provided monthly funds to 100 low-income Black mothers in Jackson, Mississippi.

Income programs like this are meant to help groups of people more likely to experience poverty. Get a daily selection of our top stories based on your reading preferences. Something is loading. Email address By clicking ‘Sign up’, you agree to receive marketing emails from Insider as well as other partner offers and accept our Terms of […]

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