Featured portraits of SEED storytelling recipients. Images taken by Snap Jackson.

Guaranteed Income for Economic Empowerment: A Q&A with Mayor Michael Tubbs

Reflections on why “this is the moment” to test guaranteed income and what the City of Stockton is learning from its pilot

Mural in Stockton, CA. Image courtesy of The Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED)’s blog post.
Mayor Michael Tubbs champions the value and importance of community engagement. Image courtesy of CNN Business.
Mayor Michael Tubbs with residents and community partners. Image courtesy of SEED’s blog.

1) how the money is spent;

2) what impact does this have on income volatility? And how does it allow people to be able to negotiate a world where finances and circumstances are so dynamic; and

3) impacts on health and health indicators.



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