When: Friday June 16 8:30am Eastern to Sunday June 18 6:00pm Eastern, with a special event Thursday evening, June 15
Where: Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, New York City
What: Organized by the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, Basic Income Canada Network, and SSSW Associate Professor Michael A. Lewis, this year’s Congress will bring together researchers, activists, policymakers and students from around North America and around the world who focus on universal basic income guarantee (BIG) policy.
Featured speakers include: Andy Stern, former President of SEIU; Chris Hughes, Facebook co-founder; Ian Bassin of Give Directly; Karl Widerquist, BIEN; Diane Pagen, Rutgers University; Natalie Foster, advisor to the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative and the Open Society Foundations; Michael A. Lewis, Associate Professor, SSSW; Frances Fox Piven, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center; and Juliana Bidadanure, Stanford University.