The U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Biden v. Texas affirms that the Biden Administration can end the ill-advised Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” program. This decision, which doesn't automatically end the failed program, paves the way for the Biden Administration to uphold the right of…
To celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month, Nia West-Bey reflects on role of people of West Indian heritage, including her own relatives, in movements for social justice and Black liberation in the United States.
Threats to farmworkers, such as fewer worker protections and unsafe working environments, call for new federal policies and investments to protect all workers across the food supply industry, support immigration rights, and transform our agricultural system.
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act will bring needed investments to address the youth mental health crisis, which disproportionately impacts young people of color who lack access to appropriate care. However, reflexively attributing gun violence to mental health challenges furthers a counterproductive narrative that stigmatizes young people…
The U.S. Supreme Court’s will have immediate, grave consequences for the economic security and opportunity of millions—particularly those from communities with low incomes along with people of color and immigrants.
Without access to critical programs like Medicaid and CHIP, many immigrants can’t afford the costly health care needed to treat chronic health conditions, which are often created or exacerbated by the environments they live in.
As we celebrate 50 years of the Pell Grant, we are at a critical moment to ensure the program meets these changing needs now—and in the decades to come. Here are three of CLASP's key recommendations for the future of the program.
Last year, President Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law, creating a federal holiday to commemorate Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration of the end of American chattel slavery.
This article says the Murray-Kaine proposal "proposal would provide more funding for the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), expanding access to an estimated 23,256 children in Virginia according to an analysis by the Center for Law and Social Policy."