I support a Basic Income for California. This year’s California budget contains a basic income pilot program, which I support and hope we can build upon.

Support for a basic income has been part of Green Party platforms for many years:

The Green Party of the United States supports a basic income
https://www.gp.org/economic_justice_and_sustainability

The Green Party of England and Wales supports a basic income
https://policy.greenparty.org.uk/ec.html
https://www.greenparty.org.uk/news/2019/11/15/green-party-announces-plan-for-fully-costed-universal-basic-income-for-everyone/

So does the Scottish Green Party
https://greens.scot/news/scotland-can-lead-the-world-with-universal-basic-income-pilot
https://greens.scot/news/ubi-pilots-closer-after-holyrood-backs-greens-call
https://www.edinburghgreens.org.uk/blog/ubi-report/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0GUKtMffTE
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?extid=SEO—-&v=209124687619134
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?extid=SEO—-&v=199094581426376
https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=678199586307876&ref=watch_permalink

The Basic Income European Network has been advocating for basic income for many years
https://basicincome.org/about-basic-income/
https://basicincome.org/news/2021/07/a-simple-solution-to-end-the-labor-shortage-in-five-minutes/

This is a great short video on UBI from the former Stockton Mayor who pushed it there https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdSVGj3UeYM

Here is more about California basic income pilot programs
https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB65
https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201920200AB2712
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6nM7EaOHT8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdSVGj3UeYM
https://calmatters.org/california-divide/2021/07/universal-basic-income-california/
https://laist.com/news/politics/californias-newly-approved-universal-basic-income-program-is-welcome-news-in-long-beach
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/california-budget-has-35-million-for-basic-income-pilot-programs

Here is argument against inflation concerns with a UBI
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/9/20/16256240/mexico-cash-transfer-inflation-basic-income