Compton Pledge completes enrollment of 800 families
The Compton Pledge guaranteed income project, on which JFI is the design and implementation partner, has now fully enrolled 800 households and disbursed $1 million to support over 1770 recipients, including children.
From the press release:
A total of $9.1 million will be distributed in recurring payments over the next two years.
The community-led pilot uses a custom, web-based payments platform to enhance the economic security and self-determination of historically marginalized groups, including undocumented and formerly incarcerated residents.
Find the full press release here, and Compton Pledge website here.
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