Guaranteed income has suddenly gained bipartisan support in the wake of COVID-19. As the nation’s first mayor-led guaranteed income pilot, SEED is on the frontlines of what unconditional cash can do in emergencies. Although this pandemic currently threatens our physical and economic health, its impact mirrors the long-time reality of SEED’s low-income recipients: a persistent and pervasive threat of an economy that doesn’t work for all of us.

Even Americans who previously earned enough or more than enough are suddenly facing extreme economic insecurity. They can’t afford to heed the public health warnings without paid leave protections and could lose…




Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED)

SEED is the nation’s first mayor-led guaranteed income initiative.

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