After Success in California, Universal Basic Income Heads to Indiana

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Stockton, Calif., resident Susie Garza displays the debit card on which she received a monthly stipend as part of a pilot universal basic income program. The program began in 2019, when this photo was taken.
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Stockton, Calif., resident Susie Garza displays the debit card on which she received a monthly stipend as part of a pilot universal basic income program. The program began in 2019, when this photo was taken.

After Success in California, Universal Basic Income Heads to Indiana

A universal basic income experiment in one California town is taking off in municipalities across the country. One city launching their own pilot program is Gary, Indiana, which plans to give $500 a month to 125 residents for a year.

Reset learns more about the program and whether a similar model could work in Chicago.

GUEST: Burgess Peoples, executive director at Guaranteed Income Validation Effort; president and chief strategist at City of Gary Faith Leaders and Community Partnerships Inc.