Sep 18, 2014
| The Daily Beast
The U.S is Losing a Generation to Poverty
Elizabeth Lower-Basch and Olivia Golden are quoted in this article about the United States Census Bureau release of the poverty data for the year 2013. The poverty numbers show the first significant decline in poverty since the recession hit, but still remain higher than they were before the recession.
- Sep 18, 2014 | International Business Times As Congress Aims To Improve Child Care, Low-Income Families Still Grapple with Access Hannah Matthews is quoted in this article on Child Care access for low-income families. The article also references a CLASP report on Child Care Assistance Spending.
- Sep 17, 2014 | Politico Politico Pro Morning Edition: Child Poverty Improves, but 1 in 5 Still Poor Hannah Matthews is quoted in the Politico Pro morning edition article reporting on the U.S Census Bureau data on income and poverty. The CLASP report on the data is also cited.
- Sep 17, 2014 | The Christian Science Monitor Child Poverty Rate Declines in America for First Time since 2000 Hannah Matthews is quoted in this article about the poverty rate for children in this year's Census Bureau report.
- Sep 17, 2014 | The Washington Post Poverty Dropped but Household Incomes Didn't Rise, Census Bureau says Olivia Golden is quoted in this article examining poverty trends from the Census Bureau statistics released Tuesday.
- Sep 15, 2014 | Politico House Passes Child Care Bill Hannah Matthews is quoted in this article about the House passing a bill to overhaul child care for low-income families. The bill will likely become law before the end of the year.
- Sep 04, 2014 U.S Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Senate Action on Student Loan Debt Crisis and Announces New Legislation to Address Higher Education Affordability David Socolow is quoted in this official press release for the Working Student Act.
- Aug 27, 2014 | Providence Journal On Labor Day, Place a New Order at Starbucks A report by CLASP, the Retail Action Project and Women Employed on unpredictable works schedules is referenced in this article about scheduling changes at Starbucks.
Aug 28, 2014
| The Boston Globe
Aid To Disabled Children Now Outstrips Welfare
Elizabeth Lower-Basch is quoted in this article about the growth of the children's Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.
Aug 21, 2014
| The EvoLLLution
Toward a Two-Generation Approach: Innovative Strategies to Improve Education and Training for Parents
Katherine Saunders and Manuela Ekowo discuss a two-generation approach to poverty, arguing for career pathways and comprehensive financial supports as strategies that provide adult participants who have families the opportunity to climb out of poverty by increasing their access to job training and economic resources.
- Aug 01, 2014 | TalkPoverty.org Something We Can All Get Behind: Subsidized Jobs CLASP’s and CBPP’s report on the TANF Emergency Fund is referenced in this article on subsidized jobs.
- Jul 28, 2014 | The Pump Handle When Schedules Don't Work for Hourly Workers CLASP's analysis of "The Schedules that Work Act" is referenced in another piece on job quality for low-wage workers.
- Jul 31, 2014 | The Nation Poor Parents Need Work-Life Balance Too CLASP's analysis of the federal "Schedules that Work Act" is referenced in this article on job quality for poor parents.
Jul 24, 2014
| Business Insider
'POLICY AND POLITICAL SCHIZOPHRENIA ON STEROIDS': Critics Quickly Blast Paul Ryan's Big Plan To Defeat Poverty
Elizabeth Lower-Basch is quoted in this report on Rep. Paul Ryan's poverty plan.
Jul 24, 2014
| Think Progress
Poverty Experts Skeptical That Paul Ryan's Plan Can Actually Reduce Poverty
This article analyzing Rep. Paul Ryan's poverty proposal includes comments from Elizabeth Lower-Basch and excerpt's from Olivia Golden's testimony at the War on Poverty hearings.
- Jul 22, 2014 | 1 Million for Work Flexibility Whose Flexibility? New Legislation Addresses Need for Stable, Predictable Schedules
Jul 10, 2014
| Education Week
Want More Kids to Graduate? Report Suggests Starting with Mom and Dad
CLASP report cited in this story about two-generation approach to poverty.
Jul 10, 2014
| The Chronicle of Higher Education
To Break Cycle of Poverty, Focus on Education of Mothers and Children
The Chronicle of Higher Education cited CLASP's report "Thriving Children, Successful Parents: A Two-Generation Approach to Policy" by Stephanie Schmit, Hannah Matthews, and Olivia Golden.
- Jul 09, 2014 | Washington Post Biggest influence on a child’s education may be the mother’s education CLASP public forum featured in this article about the importance of two-generation approaches to addressing poverty.
Jul 08, 2014
| Huffington Post
The Case for a Guaranteed Minimum Income
Liz Ben-Ishai's work is referenced in this article focusing on income.