Join Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Mayors & Counties for a Guaranteed Income for the highly anticipated premiere of the It’s Basic Documentary as part of the Guaranteed Income Works National Tour. Get ready to be inspired and gain a deeper understanding of the importance of guaranteed income. The film’s director, Marc Levin, will join us and attendees will hear directly from participants in Mayor Baraka’s guaranteed income pilot, the Newark Movement for Economic Equity.

It’s Basic is directed by Emmy award-winning independent film director Marc Levin, with Stockton, California, Mayor Michael Tubbs serving as executive producer. This new documentary introduces viewers to participants of guaranteed income pilots led by Mayors for a Guaranteed Income across the United States.

Set against the backdrop of widening income gaps, politics, and growing social concern, It’s Basic shows how guaranteed income pilots impacted the lives of Newark families and others across the country. We know if more people see the stories of our participants and learn about how life-changing guaranteed income can be for families, support for the movement will only grow.