Stockton residents getting their $500 in free money - here’s how

Stockton is giving free money to some residents as part of a new universal basic income experiment. Starting Friday, 130 residents will receive $500 a month for 18 months through a program called the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED)
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Stockton is giving free money to some residents as part of a new universal basic income experiment. Starting Friday, 130 residents will receive $500 a month for 18 months through a program called the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED)

Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks covers Sacramento County and the cities and suburbs beyond the capital. She’s previously worked at The New York Times and NPR, and is a former Bee intern. She graduated from UC Berkeley, where she was the managing editor of The Daily Californian.