CLASP joined Heartland Alliance, the National Youth Employment Coalition and nearly 100 national and local organizations calling on Congress to include an equity-centered national subsidized employment program as a part of the forthcoming recovery package as recommended by President Biden in his American Jobs Plan.
CLASP joined over 90 state, local and national criminal justice, workforce development, antipoverty, and racial equity organizations in calling for Congress to ensure youth and adults impacted by the criminal legal system remain a priority in the American Jobs Plan.
In this letter to the chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Education and Labor, CLASP presents recommendations to promote high-quality apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships to ensure that students with low incomes, students of c
The proposed SNAP E&T regulation largely implements provisions that were included in the bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill. In light of the current health and economic crisis, we urge FNS to immediately issue guidance allowing states to begin implementing subsidized employment as part of their E&T…
CLASP sent this letter to congressional members recommending actions to address the needs of workers in low-wage jobs, those already unemployed and struggling to find work, and those who live in poverty during the economic-fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CLASP submitted this statement for the record outlining the necessity of addressing equity and expanding access for nontraditional apprenticeship populations in any forthcoming reauthorization of the National Apprenticeship Act.
CLASP strongly opposes the USDA proposed regulation to limit SNAP for adults without dependents or documented disabilities. As antipoverty experts, we believe the proposed changes will not incentivize people to seek and maintain work, and will have damaging consequences for the well-being and long-term success…