UBI Stockton

UBI Stockton

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Pandemic School, Bullying, Ouch

Episode: Pandemic School, Bullying, Ouch

  • Mar 31, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 14:19 mins

All across the country, cities have been experimenting with the idea of giving low-income residents free money each month to make ends meet. Stockton, California was the first to do it on a large scale, where, starting in 2019, the city gave 100 low-income residents $500 a month. The city says it worked like they’d hoped. Sukhi Samra is the director of Stockton’s universal basic income experiment. (Originally aired Aug 6, 2020)

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