Aug 25, 2015
| Nonprofit Quarterly
Nonprofits Advocate for Changes to TANF as Congress Considers Reauthorization
This article detailing proposed changes to TANF cites Elizabeth Lower-Basch's testimony and also refers to CLASP as one of "two nonprofit sources of essential information on TANF—its problems, prospects, and current status in Congress."
- Aug 19, 2015 | Washington Monthly Volatile Schedules and No Safety Net: Denial of unemployment benefits is an all-too-common indignity for workers with irregular schedules. Liz Ben-Ishai published this article in Washington Monthly to describe the findings of a new report from CLASP and NELP examining the use of unemployment insurance by workers affected by volatile schedules.
- Aug 14, 2015 | The Nation The Many Ways You Can Be Screwed Out of Unemployment Benefits This article cites a joint CLASP/NELP report about the use of unemployment insurance for workers affected by volatile scheduling and includes insights from Liz Ben-Ishai.
- Aug 14, 2015 | Huffington Post Maine's Welfare Drug Tests Caught Just One Person, And That's Typical In this article, Elizabeth Lower-Basch discusses the ineffectiveness of subjecting public assistance recipients to drug testing.
Aug 06, 2015
Abercrombie Promises To End Erratic “On Call” Shifts In Stores
Liz Ben-Ishai states in this article: “We hope that [Abercrombie] taking the lead will show that companies can modify their practices to ... establish fair scheduling for their employees.”
- Jul 30, 2015 | ABC 7 WJLA Washington D.C. Why the Conversation Over Drug Testing Welfare Applicants Continues Elizabeth Lower-Basch is quoted in an article on the growing number of states that have introduced proposals requiring drug testing for welfare applicants.
- Aug 02, 2015 | Digital Journal Op-Ed: Kansas Limits ATM Withdrawals to $25 for Welfare Recipients Elizabeth Lower-Basch is quoted in an article on Kansas' recent decision to institute a $25 limit on ATM withdrawals by welfare recipients.
- Jul 23, 2015 | Talk Poverty Talk Poverty Podcast: Big Fat Greek Lie Liz Ben-Ishai is a guest on Talk Poverty's podcast, speaking about work scheduling practices and the Schedules That Work Act.
- Jul 16, 2015 | Campaign for America's Future Obama’s Criminal Justice Reform Push Must Come With Economic Justice Kisha Bird is quoted in this article on criminal justice reform and youth of color. CLASP's annual forum on Boys and Young Men of Color is also referenced.
- Jul 13, 2015 | Bloomberg Hillary Clinton's Jobs Tax Credit Recalls Past Stimulus Tries A CLASP report on tax credits is cited in this article.
- Jul 08, 2015 | NonProfit Quarterly (NPQ) Congress Debates and then Grossly Underfunds Federal Safety-Net Programs Testimony by Olivia Golden at a joint hearing of the Human Resources Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Nutrition Subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture is summarized in this article.
- Jul 06, 2015 | Washington Monthly How to Fix High Poverty High Schools CLASP's report on college readiness in high-poverty high schools is featured in this article.
- Jul 01, 2015 | Think Progress An 'Ugly Policy' Systematically Devalues Poor Children. One State Is Ready To Stop It. Elizabeth Lower-Basch is quoted in this article on welfare family caps.
- Jun 26, 2015 | Human Resources Executive Spreading Eastward? Liz Ben-Ishai is quoted in this article on scheduling ordinances.
- Jun 24, 2015 | Alliance for Excellent Education COURSE, COUNSELOR, AND TEACHER GAPS: Students in High-Poverty Schools Receive Inadequate College Preparation, According to New Study A CLASP report is featured in this article on college preparation for students in high-poverty schools.
- Jun 16, 2015 | Connectivity from CQ Roll Call Could Growing Your Agenda Actually Improve Engagement? CLASP is featured in this article on our anti-poverty agenda and advocacy strategies.
- Jun 10, 2015 | Talk Poverty 10 Solutions to Fight Economic Inequality Olivia Golden offers CLASP's top 10 solutions to address economic inequality.
- Jun 08, 2015 | Oregon Center for Public Policy Concerns Regarding Social Impact Bond Financing of Pay for Prevention, Included in HB 5026, DHS Policy Option Package 090 A CLASP report on social impact bonds (SIBs) is cited in this memo from the Oregon Center for Public Policy to the Subcommittee on Human Services of the Joint Committee on Ways and Means in the Oregon State Senate.
- Jun 03, 2015 | Buzzfeed Making Victoria’s Secret Pay For Keeping Staff On Call CLASP is cited in this article on work scheduling practices.
- Jun 03, 2015 | Los Angeles Times Many black adults in educational limbo -- some college credit, but no degree A CLASP report on growth in the number of older college students is cited in this article on college degree attainment for black adults in California.