Community Resources

Community Reports & Resources

Below is a list of all the pilot community reports and resources utilized in the Pilot Community Engagement Toolkit. This includes reports, videos, films and basic income educational materials. If you or your organization has produced something that you would like to share with the community share it with us here.

Pilot Community Resources

Basic Income Resources

This 60-minute documentary introduces the increasingly popular grassroots policy, Universal Basic Income (UBI), as a vehicle to transform the American economy into one that is thriving, sustainable, and centered around the well-being of all people. The film examines UBI through diverse stories of perseverance from heartland Americans and firsthand accounts from participants in a groundbreaking basic income pilot program launched in Jackson, MS for Black mothers living in poverty.

As the mayor of Stockton, CA, Michael Tubbs' experience growing up amid poverty and violence inspired him to create innovative change in his beleaguered hometown, including launching the first guaranteed basic income pilots led by a mayor. This film follows the millennial mayor as he fights to reverse the fortunes of a city known as one of the poorest, most violent, and least literate in the nation.

This 10-minute introductory video to basic income by Kurzgesagt is an effective, straightforward exploration into the philosophy, impact, and value of implementing a universal basic income for their citizens. If you know nothing about basic income, this is a great place to start.

Income Movement has created a great set of educational handouts and videos that highlight the history of basic income, trailblazing direct cash programs, and includes counterarguments to address the most common arguments against the policy.

What is the difference between universal basic income and guaranteed income? What are the different approaches to direct cash programs being promoted and explored across the United States? This hight level overview gives you a solid foundation of terminology to help you understand the broader conservation about how we design programs and policy.

This 30 second UBI PSA was produced by The Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity. It helps viewers to see the value and impact of basic income in the aftermath of the pandemic. It makes bold statements that help drive home the stark reality of our societies inequalities and the need for change with the solution of a universal basic income.