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Do the Work: Guaranteed Basic Income

Thursday, August 25, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Thursday, August 25, 2022
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Free – $250.00


Multi-site: Departing from Catalyst office
5060 Shoreham Place
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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Registration is now closed. Please contact Aline Racic, [email protected], for any questions.

When you think about the solution to poverty do you wonder about people’s ability to pay for their basic needs and what would happen if rent and food were not a struggle? Then this session is for you. We’ll spend time with the Black Women’s Resilience Project and other partners who are testing in San Diego a proven model that provides regular income supplements to families that allow them to focus on school, work, and wealth-building activities that allow them to define a new future that is not constrained by systemic issues like redlining and implicit biases that prevent women and people of color from gaining employment. We will look at how to combine public and private dollars for a successful pilot and continuation of sustainable programs.

Transportation and lunch is provided. Participants will be picked up and dropped off at the Catalyst office.

Safety Protocols

With the safety of our community in mind, we utilize a standard set of protocols for all in-person events. We ask all participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (waived for religious or medical exemptions) and to wear masks indoors. Please view our safety protocol in full here.

Target Audience

Sessions are available at no charge to anyone with a paid registration for Catalyst’s 2021 annual conference. A fee of $150 for members and $250 for non-members per session is required at registration.

If you require any accommodations to fully participate in this program, please contact [email protected]. If the fee is a barrier to participation, we will gladly make accommodations.


  • Angela de Joseph, Vice President, San Diego Association of Black Journalists; Founder, Women of Color Roar Media
  • Sarah Lyman, Executive Director, Alliance Healthcare Foundation
  • Khea Pollard, Director, San Diego for Every Child
  • Dr. LaWana Richmond, Founder, Afrofuturism Lounge & Afrofuturism Dream Tank
  • Stacey Rutland, Founder, Income Movement
  • Rennie Soga, Producer, Inherent Good

About this Series

Do the Work is a series of five immersive, experiential learning programs hosted by Catalyst. In these cohort style programs, participants will have in-person, on-site, deep dive insight into themes we explored in our 2021 annual conference, All In. Learn more and register for other sessions below:

  • Do the Work: Border Economy – San Ysidro
  • Coming Soon (September) – Do the Work: Imperial Valley
  • Coming Soon (October) – Do the Work: Regenerative Farming & North County Tribes
  • Coming Soon (early 2023) – Do the Work: Military Families
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