The Moore Report: Hope on the Horizon: guaranteed annual income program is coming to Baltimore (What it Means)

The Moore Report: Hope on the Horizon: guaranteed annual income program is coming to Baltimore (What it Means)

By Ralph E. Moore, Jr.

Last week, Mayor Brandon Scott announced a guaranteed annual income program for poor folks in Baltimore. The initiative, entitled the Baltimore Young Families Success Fund, is exciting and welcome news for a too little known nor long remembered segment of our city’s population: the poor, the low income, and the needy. Some poor folks work every day, some are looking for work and some have simply given up on job searching- officially designated as “discouraged workers”.

But Mayor Scott is paying attention and for that, he should be commended. Funds will only be offered to 200 […]

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