Palm Springs to develop guaranteed income program for transgender residents

Palm Springs to develop guaranteed income program for transgender residents

A new pilot program for providing financial support for transgender and non-binary people is in the works in Palm Springs.

Hoping to tap into millions of dollars in state funding to help LGBTQ homelessness and poverty, Palm Springs city council last week put up $200,000 toward researching and designing such a program. The city is partnering with local non-profit organizations DAP Health and Queer Works.

Transgender people are "one of the most marginalized populations in our city who face some of the highest levels of housing insecurity, joblessness and discrimination," said David Brinkman, CEO and president of DAP Health."This is a […]

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