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Money to the Homeless

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jun 29, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 16:22
What if we just gave newly homeless people several thousand dollars in cash—no strings attached? Would they squander it? Or use it to get back on their feet? A nonprofit initiative in Vancouver gave it a try and the early results are promising. University of British Columbia professor Jiaying Zhao researches poverty. (Originally aired: February 3rd, 2021)