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Money to Homeless

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Feb 3, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 16:26

On any given night in America, half a million people are homeless, and decades of work to end homelessness in the country have failed. What if we just gave newly-homeless people several thousand dollars in cash–no strings attached? A nonprofit initiative in Vancouver–led by University of British Columbia professor Jiaying Zhao–gave it a try, and the early results are promising.