- Feb 02, 2016 | World Socialist Web Site More than 1 million in US face food stamps cutoff “The people affected by this are very poor,” said Elizabeth Lower-Basch of the Washington DC-based Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP). “These are by definition people who aren’t working more than about 20 hours a week.”
- Feb 03, 2016 | Aspen Journal of Ideas Giving Retail Workers the Gift of Standards for Job Schedules Jodie Levin-Epstein Discusses Why Fair Scheduling is Crucial for Retail Workers.
- Jan 29, 2016 | Inside Higher Ed Joining U.S. Hunger Program Is Not a Snap Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield is quoted in this article about colleges supporting low-incoming students by participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
- Dec 17, 2015 President Obama Signs Full-Year Omnibus Budget and Improved Refundable Tax Credits CLASP statement on omnibus budget and improvements to refundable tax credits.
- Dec 10, 2015 No Ifs, Ands, or Buts, Congress Must Pass a Clean, Full-Year Funding Bill Statement from CLASP on the need for Congress to pass a clean, full-year Omnibus spending bill.
- Nov 13, 2015 CLASP Board of Trustees Elects Four New Members for 2016 The board of the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) voted in October to add four new trustees from Los Angeles, New York City, and Chicago. Joining the CLASP board will be Michael C. Camuñez, David Hansell, Marielena Hincapié, and Michelle Saddler.
- Sep 30, 2015 Statement on Continuing Resolution for FY2016 The Continuing Resolution marks an ominous start to the fiscal year for crucial services that can help hard-working poor and low-income people lift themselves and their families to economic security.
CLASP's policy experts present at a wide variety of events, conferences, seminars and forums throughout the country. Following are upcoming CLASP staff presentations: