Yolo County Basic Income Program Encourages Growth and Self-Determination for Vulnerable Families

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For Immediate Release

John Fout Public Information Officer john.fout@yolocounty.org (Woodland, CA) – A recent survey of data from 2017 to 2019 discovered Yolo County had 20.9% of residents living in poverty – the highest rate in California . Poverty, and homelessness, disproportionately impact racial and ethnic minority families, and public policies have been slow to address these inequities. On April 1, Yolo County and its Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) will proudly launch the Yolo County Basic Income (YOBI) Project, putting resources in the hands of families marginalized by circumstances and systems working for […]

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