- Oct 26, 2016 | Governing How Are States Using Welfare Funding? Often, Not to Help People Work. Elizabeth Lower-Basch is quoted in this article about the impact of TANF and how states have an obligation to support children.
- Oct 18, 2016 | Inside Higher Ed Welfare Funds for Students Far From Welfare Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield is quoted in this article about Michigan's use of welfare for private college tuition grants.
- Oct 13, 2016 | The Nation The American Social Safety Net Does Not Exist "Elizabeth Lower-Basch, director of the income and work-supports team at the Center for Law and Social Policy, says that in some ways, the EITC works like a forced-savings program."
- Oct 12, 2016 States Drive Systems Change Through Two-Generation Strategies The National Governors Association and its partner, CLASP, today announced that five states—Colorado, Georgia, Minnesota, New Jersey and Oregon—were selected to participate in an opportunity to create two-generation strategies for systems change.
- Sep 13, 2016 Statement: Strong Reduction in Poverty, Improvement in Health Insurance, But More to Do for Next Generation’s Families CLASP's statement about the Census Bureau's report on 2015 data for poverty, income, and health coverage.
- Jun 23, 2016 Statement: Split Supreme Court Leaves DAPA, Expanded DACA Hold in Place, Fails to Address Harm to Children Statement from CLASP on the case of U.S. v. Texas on DAPA/DACA
- Feb 17, 2016 New Analysis of Access to Child Care Subsidies, Head Start Finds Disparate Access by Race, Ethnicity, and State In a unique analysis released today, CLASP found that access to child care subsidies and Head Start is sharply limited for all eligible children, even more so for particular racial and ethnic groups and in particular states.
CLASP's policy experts present at a wide variety of events, conferences, seminars and forums throughout the country. Following are upcoming CLASP staff presentations: