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May 7

InterActions LA: Guaranteed Income and Paths to Prosperity

Economic relief to individuals is playing a major role during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expanded unemployment payments and sporadic federal relief checks provided cash to people struggling to make rent and buy food. These pandemic-related cash supports are drawing attention to the role that guaranteed income programs can play in helping individuals get out of poverty.

InterActions LA will bring together the latest thinking and action on the opportunities and applications around moving toward a guaranteed income for people who could benefit in the Los Angeles region.
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Keynote Speaker

NATALIE FOSTER is president and co-founder of the Economic Security Project, a network dedicated to advancing a guaranteed income in America and reining in the unprecedented concentration of corporate power. She’s a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative, and former director at Obama’s Organizing for America, and Sierra Club.

Other Speakers

SARAH STRIPP is the program manager for Springboard To Opportunities and currently manages organization-wide initiatives and programs, such as The Magnolia Mother’s Trust. The trust is an initiative that provides low-income, African American mothers in Jackson, Mississippi, $1,000 cash on a monthly basis for one year.

CLAIRE ELIZABETH WILLIAMS is the co-founder and CEO of Foundations for Social Change. In partnership with the University of British Columbia, Foundations for Social Change launched North America's first direct-giving pilot for people experiencing recent homelessness in the Vancouver area.

LISA VARON (moderator) is vice president of BAE Urban Economics. Prior to that, she worked as a senior analyst for the City of Santa Monica, where she spearheaded a cash-based assistance program aimed at preventing senior residential displacement.
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InterActions LA is an annual conference dedicated to advancing regional growth and equity in Greater Los Angeles. Bringing together a diverse community from multiple sectors, this half-day event provides an opportunity to discuss and engage in the most pressing regional issues today. InterActions LA seeks to ignite conversation, exchange ideas, and provide knowledge on topics at the intersection of how people live, move, and work in the Los Angeles region.

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