Andrew Yang is running for President in 2020 on the platform of the Freedom Dividend – an unconditional payment of $1,000 a month to every American adult over the age of 18.
More than ever, Americans need unconditional cash payments that will help them seek new opportunities, handle student debts, start new businesses and care for loved ones.
On April 25, 2018, Andrew announced that he will personally fund a Freedom Dividend for one American resident in the state of Iowa, guaranteeing them $1,000 a month unconditionally for all of 2019.
What does this mean?
Starting at some time in 2019, Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang will personally fund one recipient in Iowa their own Freedom Dividend, an unconditional payment of $1,000 a month. This person will receive a $1,000 check at the beginning of each month starting sometime in 2019.
Who can receive this Freedom Dividend?
Eligible nominees must be:
- An American citizen
- Over the age of 18
- A resident of Iowa
How many nominees will you select?
Currently, only one nominee will be selected.
Who can nominate someone?
Any American citizen can nominate a Iowa resident to receive the Freedom Dividend. If you have a friend, family member, teacher, or community leader who you think would benefit from an unconditional cash payment of $1,000 a month, please nominate them below.
You do not have to live in Iowa to nominate someone.
What is the deadline to submit a nomination?
Submissions closed at the end of April, 2019.
How will you select the final recipient?
The Yang 2020 team will select finalists based on need and ability to demonstrate the benefits of Universal Basic Income.
How can I nominate someone to receive the Freedom Dividend?
You can submit a nomination here, or you can click the blue button below.
Submit a Nomination