News from the Fund for Humanity

The Gerald Huff Fund for Humanity sponsors the Basic Income March in New York City. San Francisco, September 17, 2019.  The Gerald Huff Fund for Humanity (Fund) today announced that it is sponsoring the Basic Income March in New York City on Saturday, October 26th.  A major social media campaign has been launched to promote this March for Universal Basic Income, with the participation of the New York Metropolitan Area members of the Yang Gang.

In addition to Fund board member Scott Santens, one of the best-known thought leaders in the UBI movement and editor of Basic Income: Today, an impressive lineup of speakers includes Al Sharpton, Founder of the National Action Network, Hawk Newsome, Chairman of Black Lives Matter N.Y., Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of Newark, Chivona Renee Newsome, NY-15 Candidate for U.S. Congress and James Felton Keith, NY-13 Candidate for U.S. Congress who initiated the March.

The purpose of this March is to empower Americans to demonstrate their support for Universal Basic Income, a dividend of $1,000 per month to every American adult that offers all of us freedom of choice by providing a floor under which none of us can fall.  This action is in keeping with the Fund’s mission of redefining human dignity and what it takes to sustain it in the 21st century.

County in California Looks at Basic Income for Young Adults. Recognizing that those leaving the Foster Care system are among the most vulnerable in Santa Clara County, Supervisor Dave Cortese on Tuesday, August 13, called for a pilot program to provide cash payments to help 18- to 21-year-olds navigate economic hardships and create pathways to success.

The Gerald Huff Fund for Humanity is Established to Raise Awareness of the Threat of Technological Unemployment and Support Universal Basic Income. San Francisco June 27th, 2019. The Gerald Huff Fund for Humanity (Fund) today announced that it has been established to promulgate the message of Gerald Huff, and ardent proponent of Universal Basic Income (UBI) as a transitional solution to the existential threat of technological unemployment.

The Gerald Huff Fund for Humanity Launches Basic Income: Today, a news, Information and Community Site Focused on Universal Basic Income (UBI). San Francisco April 8th, 2019. The site is accessible from https://basicincometoday.com is the only news hub providing a wealth of information about Universal Basic Income, the rise of technological unemployment and related topics.