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UBI: Which 15,000 individuals could see $1,000 per month?

One group of people may be lucky enough to soon see themselves enrolled in a brand new UBI program in California.

UBI or universal basic income graphic

The lucky group are Silicon Valley high school students in the senior class from low income families.

The program’s goal is to combat poverty.

UBI: Apply for $500 monthly payments for one year

What does this new UBI program look like?

Homelessness is a growing issue in California.

This program would grant 15,000 seniors $1,000 per month.

The seniors must be dealing with homelessness to qualify.

Two deadlines TODAY for payments worth up to $36,000

The proposal is Bill SB 1341.

The known name is the California Success, Opportunity, and Academic Resilience, or SOAR.

The California Senate Education Committee has cleared the bill.

UBI: Who qualifies in California?

If this bill passes, it would begin immediately after graduation and continue until students went to college, vocational training, or started working.

3.8% of the student population in California are homeless.

Data shows that for the 2020-21 year, 183,000 children were homeless and 15,000 were seniors in the state of California.

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