Economic Justice

LA Families May Get Up To $1,000 A Month Through The City’s Universal Basic Income Program

Los Angeles city officials announced today a universal basic income pilot program, known as the Big:Leap. More than 3,200 low-income families facing extreme financial challenges because of the Covid-19 pandemic who will be chosen at random to receive $1,000 a month for one year starting in January.

Do not let neoliberal politicians deny the fact that this reform was driven by mass actions demanding to defund LAPD. The program has problems, including a short window for applying, the time it takes to apply, the personal questions that are asked and the limits for how progressive forces can get the word out about it…but please do help spread the word and get those in need to apply:

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