Though we're likely at least a decade from enacting a federal basic income, folks often debate whether there are policies that states can enact to act as "stepping stones" that can help pave the way.
The California legislature is currently considering a bill (SB 775) that would create a Climate Dividend Fund -- a fund that would return carbon tax revenue to Californians in the form of a regular, unconditional payment. Carbon dividends are one popularly discussed stepping stone policy to a universal basic income.
Join us next Tuesday, July 25th, as we hear from California state Senator Bob Wieckowski on his bill and the Climate Dividend fund. We'll discuss his views on universal basic income, the legislation, and how to help support it.
WHAT: Conversation on California's carbon dividend legislationWHEN: Tuesday, July 25WHERE: Covo, 981 Mission Street
Program:- 6:30 Doors open- 7:00 Program starts- 8:00 Program concludes, stay for networking and community
Snacks and drinks will be available. See you then!