A handful of programs across the state are piloting efforts to give families a regular check to help them make ends meet.

Hummingbird Indigenous Family Services, with the support of Perigee Fund, is developing a guaranteed basic income pilot designed to support families during the first three years of a child’s life – centering Hummingbird’s important work to provide support and services to American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander families birthing in King County.

Perigee Fund’s Gloris Estrella spoke with Crosscut about how important it is that GBI programs allow families to put that income towards their own priorities.

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