The California city of Compton will launch a guaranteed income program for its low-income residents, including illegal immigrants and formerly incarcerated people, Mayor Aja Brown said.
Compton is rolling out a pilot program called the Compton Pledge to distribute recurring cash payments from USD 300 to USD 600 to nearly pre-verified 800 residents over two years starting in late 2020.
''Ensuring all people are able to live with dignity is something we should all strive for in America,'' Mayor Brown said in a statement.
It is said to be the most extensive city-led guaranteed income program nationwide. According to the city officials, all
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