To address the maternal mental health crisis, Congress must meaningfully invest in maternal mental health supports and services to better address the well-being of birthing people at this critical time in their lives.
CLASP recently launched a new project, Building Equitable Economic Supports in the South (BEES). Through the BEES project CLASP is working directly with community organizations and policy organizations in Mississippi and North Carolina to improve the economic well-being of people experiencing poverty. In Mississippi we’re…
Congress must act swiftly to avert another potential shutdown. Policymakers must prioritize families and children with adequate resources to avoid adding more harm to what the loss of pandemic relief programs already caused.
A history of underinvestment in child care results in low wages and lack of other support for providers which can make copayments complex and unaffordable for families. We need increased and sustained public investment.
Technological innovation has always been a central determining factor of job quality. It is essential that strong public policy prevents technology from insidiously claiming control over a worker’s body, time, and autonomy.
Education has been long established as a fundamental right for all in the United States. Yet immigrant children and children in immigrant families face challenges such as barriers to enrollment, language access issues, and fears related to immigration enforcement.