The 19th North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress will be held virtually June 17-19, 2021.
Theme: Basic Income: Knowledge, Activism, Policy
The program committee is now accepting proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, organizing meetings, and artistic events.
Proposals on any topic involving basic income will be considered, but the organizing committee is particularly interested in papers and other events focused on:
● What we have learned from the year of responses to the pandemic and economic crisis
● Ways to move from crisis responses (such as one-time cash payments) to permanent
● Results from basic income and guaranteed income pilot programs in North America and
● Cross-national comparisons, what people in the US (and elsewhere) can learn from what
has been tried in Canada, and vice versa, etc.
● Prospects for activism and advocacy at municipal, provincial/state, and federal levels
● How basic income intersects with the aims and strategies of other social movements
working for racial, social, and environmental justice
● The rise of basic income in the cultural sphere