San Jose Spotlight
Karen Tanveer is a recent high school graduate, except unlike some of her peers, she has dealt with homelessness her whole life. But a new county guaranteed income program will give local students like her financial relief.
Santa Clara County is set to give 50 homeless high school students $1,200 for three months, as well as peer and financial mentoring, to help them transition to college or a career. The pilot program, created by state Sen. Dave Cortese and Santa Clara County Supervisor Susan Ellenberg, is funded with $3 million from the 2023-24 state budget and will launch […]