Enhancing the Workforce
- Aug 16, 2016 | CLASP 2013-2014 Bi-Annual Report CLASP's bi-annual report highlights key work and legislative wins from 2013 and 2014.
- Nov 20, 2012 | Olivia Golden, Pamela J. Loprest, Gregory B. Mills Economic Security for Extremely Vulnerable Families: Themes and Options for Workforce Development and Asset Strategies This report explores workforce and asset development strategies for improving the economic security of extremely vulnerable families, those facing major challenges beyond poverty. Evidence drawn from the authors' own research, their review of relevant literature, and learning sessions conducted by the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Center for Community and Economic in Washington, DC, Chicago, and Portland, Maine, suggests that programs can succeed at improving the skills and employability of extremely vulnerable parents and increasing their savings to help tide them through emergencies. The paper also highlights opportunities to inform policy and support targeted research to advance this agenda.
- Jan 25, 2010 | CLASP Federal Policy Recommendations for 2010 Our nation faces many domestic challenges, including improving access to affordable health care, improving access to education as well as education outcomes, and providing debt and foreclosure relief. CLASP's 2010 federal policy recommendations are equally essential to achieving healthy and thriving families and improving the nation's prosperity.