NBC News: ‘Powerful in its Simplicity’ – As the pandemic endures, mayors call for guaranteed income

March 26, 2020

A coalition of mayors from around the country is exploring the model of guaranteed income – monthly funds to help fight poverty and close the racial wealth gap. But, says Dr. Maurice Gattis, VCU School of Social Work associate professor, monthly checks may not help those like homeless or housing-insecure youth who don’t have permanent addresses or banking accounts.