Shantá R. Robinson will direct Crown Family School students to help improve the Resilient Communities Pilot, Chicago’s guaranteed income program.

Release Date: 
Monday, May 2, 2022

Article, UChicago News (May 11, 2022)
"Chicago to pilot nation’s largest guaranteed income program: How University experts will help evaluate"

Article, UChicago Civic Engagement (May 2, 2022)
“Chicago is launching the largest guaranteed income program in the U.S. UChicago’s Inclusive Economy Lab will help tell the story.”

Article, Fox 32 Chicago (May 13, 2022)
"Application deadline for $500 monthly Chicago cash assistance program is Friday"

Article, Chicago Sun Times (May 3, 2022)
"Thousands of Chicago residents apply for chance to receive $500 for 12 months: ‘There’s a lot of need’"

Video and Article, WTTW (May 1, 2022)
"More Than 100,000 Applications Started for Chicago’s Cash Assistance Pilot Program; Deadline Is May 13"

Article, Yahoo! News (April 27, 2022)
"Chicago Resilient Communities Pilot Gives 5,000 Residents $500 a Month for One Year to Fight Poverty"

Article, ABC 7 Chicago (April 25, 2022)
"Applications open for Chicago cash assistance program to help low-income residents"

Article, NBC 5 Chicago (April 25, 2022)
"Applications Are Now Open for Chicago's $500-Per-Month Assistance Program. Here's How It Works"

Article, WBEZ (April 22, 2022)
"Chicago’s guaranteed income pilot opens Monday. Here’s how to apply."

Audio, WBEZ (April 22, 2022)
"Chicago's guaranteed income program is now accepting applications from struggling families"

Article, South Side Weekly (April 20, 2022)
"New citywide cash assistance program"

Article, Austin Talks (April 17, 2022)
"Low-income Chicagoans can apply for the city’s new monthly cash assistance program later this month"

Video and Article, WGN (April 14, 2022)
"Chicago guaranteed income program to start accepting applications"

Article, Chicago Tribune (April 13, 2022)
"Chicago guaranteed income program will begin accepting applications this month"

Article, Chicago Sun Times (February 24, 2022)
"Guaranteed income pilot program will use lottery to pick 5,000 recipients of $500 monthly checks"

Article, Block Club Chicago (February 24, 2022)
"Low-Income Chicago Families To Get $500 A Month From City As Part Of A New Program"

Article, CBS Chicago (February 24, 2022)
"Chicago's Guaranteed Income Pilot Program To Begin In April, With 5,000 Low-Income Families To Get $500 Per Month For A Year"

Article, Fast Company (February 24, 2022)
"Chicago is set to launch a big guaranteed income pilot"

Faculty Association: 
Shanta Robinson