19th October 2017: The CASH Conference in San Francisco, California, USA

Sept. 27, 2017 Share Source

On the 19th October 2017, the first CASH Conference by The Economic Security Project will be taking place at The San Francisco Mint in California, USA.

Academics, artists, activists and common cash users will come together to explore the case for unconditional cash and discuss basic income in a changing economy.

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Beginning at 10am, this free event requires registration but attendee entrance is granted on a first-come-first-serve basis so be sure to arrive with plenty of time. Those who cannot make the event can still enjoy 'cocktails in the vaults, storytelling from Pendarvis Harshaw and art activations from the Museum of Capitalism' from 6pm-9pm. 

Topics covered

Listen to experts discuss the future of work, how to move politics forward and an update on the basic income pilot in Oakland. The speakers range from former SEIU president Andy Stern to State Representative Chris Lee to Elizabeth Rhodes from Y-Combinator. Reassess the impact of basic income on alleviating poverty, fighting for civil rights and automation. 

'It’s time to end poverty and rebuild the middle class in America. We believe cash is an effective way to achieve that.'
" Statement Home Page The Economic Security Project

Venue

The San Francisco Mint
88 on 5th Street
San Francisco, CA
94103 United States

Organiser

The Economic Security Project
A two-year fund to support exploration and experimentation with unconditional cash stipends. [They] fund academic research, state and local basic income campaigns, and cultural projects around economic security. The Economic Security Project is co-chaired by future of work instigator Natalie Foster, Facebook Co-founder Chris Hughes, and Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren.'

Register on the Eventbright event page here

Last Updated: Sept. 28, 2017