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 […]