New Orleans launches guaranteed income program for at-risk youths

Contributing Writer

Dozens of young adults in New Orleans will receive $350 payments each month under a program launched last week by Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s Office of Youth and Families.

The new program, called the New Orleans Guaranteed Income Program, will provide 10 months of such payments to 125 local residents between the ages of 16 and 24 who are disconnected from work or school and who were selected for the pilot program because of their status as at-risk and vulnerable youths.The GIP is being funded by a $500,000 grant from the organization Mayors for a Guaranteed Income. According to […]

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