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Announcing the Collective Action in Tech Fellowship

The fellowship will highlight collective action among tech workers in the Global South

Event

— Phenomenal World

— Upcoming

Panel: Party Politics and the Financialization of Social Policy in Brazil

The panel took place on Zoom on Monday, January 25, 2-4pm ET

Media Coverage

Compton, California and Maricá, Brazil guaranteed income in Bloomberg

A new article in Bloomberg Citylab: "2021 will be the year of guaranteed income experiments"

Media Coverage

Laura Beamer speaks to the Texas Standard about the student debt crisis

The conversation draws on JFI's Millennial Student Debt project

Event

— Social Wealth Seminar

View all of 2020’s Social Wealth Seminar sessions

An archive of 2020’s eleven sessions in JFI’s ongoing virtual forum exploring strategies to manage public assets and resources in service of society, in the United States and across the world

Event

— Research Session

Event on Reweaving the Safety Net: The Best Fit for Guaranteed Income

Sidhya Balakrishnan, Michael Lewis, and Stephen Nunez presented on guaranteed income implementation on Thursday, December 17

Press Release

Reweaving the Safety Net: The Best Fit for Guaranteed Income

Part of “From Idea to Reality,” JFI’s white paper series on building guaranteed income in the US, the new report examines the role that GI can play in the social safety net

Media Coverage

Millennial Student Debt maps win Dignity+Debt data visualization contest

Francis Tseng's maps show the geography of student debt across the United States

Media Coverage

Business Insider, The American Prospect, Open Campus, Courier cover JFI's Millennial Student Debt project

JFI's ongoing series on the higher education landscape provides evidence for the benefits of student debt cancellation

Policy Brief

JFI Fellow Mike Pizzi writes on artifical intelligence governance at the United Nations

Co-authored with Mila Romanoff, the piece provides an overview of AI governance at UN Global Pulse

Media Coverage

Yahoo! Finance features latest Millennial Student Debt report

Senior fellow Marshall Steinbaum's report on the growing burden of student debt forms part of the national conversation on debt cancellation

Event

JFI co-hosts international roundtable on AI governance with UNESCO, Future Society

Along with several major research, policy, and legal organizations, JFI digital ethics researchers convened for the 2nd annual Athens Roundtable on AI

Press Release

JFI report by senior fellow Marshall Steinbaum examines the crisis of non-repayment of student debt

A new analysis in the Millennial Student Debt series finds that student debt loads are increasingly difficult for students to repay, despite income-driven repayment and other policies meant to ease the burden for students

Event

— Phenomenal World

Panel on November 9, 2020: Global Power in the North-Atlantic Financial System

Discussion moderated by Adam Tooze

Media Coverage

The Compton Pledge features in multiple nationwide media outlets

JFI's partnership guaranteed income initiative with Mayor Aja Brown and Fund for Guaranteed Income has captured attention for its scale and design

Press Release

JFI, Mayor Aja Brown, and Fund for Guaranteed Income announce largest city-based guaranteed income initiative

The Compton Pledge is a two-year guaranteed income initiative for approximately 800 low-income residents of Compton

Media Coverage

L.A. Times breaks news on ‘The Compton Pledge,’ new guaranteed income initiative of JFI & partners

The largest city-based guaranteed income initiative in the United States, launching this year

Event

— Phenomenal World

Aaron Benanav, Tim Barker, and Katrina Forrester

The Phenomenal World co-hosts an event on Aaron Benanav’s new book, “Automation and the Future of Work,” with N+1 and Dissent

Press Release

Announcing the Outcomes Center in collaboration with the San Diego Workforce Partnership

The Outcomes Center contains tools and information for workforce income share agreements

Media Coverage

Op-ed in The Hill from JFI experts on 'the shape of guaranteed income'

NYU Professor Jonathan Morduch and JFI Director of Research Sidhya Balakrishnan co-authored a piece on the potential for guaranteed income to address poverty and inequality, emphasizing "the details matter"

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