By Johannah Brockie, Erick Carreras, Christina Muia and Farrah K. Seucharan
Hamilton Spectator (August 12, 2020)
Ask youth what they would do with an extra $2,000 a month and the answers might surprise you.
Young people disproportionately struggle with mental health issues and undertake increasing student debts, all while facing a daunting post-pandemic-era job market at a time when many jobs are precarious, underpaid, or part of the gig economy.
Johannah Brockie, Erick Carreras, Christina Muia, Farrah K. Seucharan, Safa Shahkhalili and Argerie Tzouras are members of the Basic Income Organizing Committee, part of OCIC’s Youth Policy-Makers Hub.