North American Basic Income Congress to be held in New York in June


The 16th annual North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress will be held in New York in June. Details are as follows:

  • Deadline for proposals has now passed.
  • A draft program and registration information is coming soon.

 The North American Basic Income Congress will be held at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College at 

2180 Third Ave. New York, NY 10035

Date: June 16-18, 2017,

With a special event June 15, 6 p.m., at Roosevelt House, 47-49 East 65th St. 

Confirmed speakers include Andy Stern, former President of SEIU; Ian Bassin of Give Directly; Karl Widerquist, BIEN; Diane Pagen, Basic Income Action; Natalie Foster, advisor to the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative and the Open Society Foundations; Chris Hughes, cofounder of Facebook; Francis Fox Piven, Political Science and Sociology, CUNYMichael Lewis, Social Work, Hunter College; Juliana Bidadanure, Philosophy, Stanford University. 

For more information contact Kate McFarland,

[email protected]