Santa Clara County
Basic Income Pilot For Transitioning Foster Youth

A timeline by the Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity

by GISELE HUFF

This is a timeline of the Santa Clara County Basic Income Pilot Program for Transitioning Foster Youth, the first of its kind in the country. It is meant to give background information to others interested in exploring the possibility of replicating the pilot in their localities.
Step 1

How it all started

TheFund For Humanity addressed the Santa Clara County Board about Universal Basic Income. In turn the Board decided to explore that idea and research it further.

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Step 1
Step 2

Research

The Fund For Humanity created a background research paper prepared for the staff charged with presenting a plan to the Board of Supervisors.

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Step 2
Step 3

1st Presentation

Presentation to the Board of Supervisors about the various options for considering the pilot.

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Step 3
Step 4

2nd Presentation

Presentation to the Board of Supervisors about the final design of the pilot.

This was the final presentation. HERE

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Step 4
Step 5

Board Approval

Here is a breakdown of the process and confirms the Board of Supervisors’ approval.

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Step 5
Step 6

Program Launch

Here is the press conference about the launch of the pilot program with all those involved in the project speaking. 

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Step 6

The new Basic Income Pilot For Transitioning Foster Youth successfully launched on July 27th, 2020.

Scott Santens

EDITOR, BIT

Writer and unconditional basic income advocate who believes our civilization is better than this.