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.
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), in partnership with the National Youth Employment Coalition (NYEC), gathered input from workforce development boards, city agencies, community-based organizations, and other youth workforce partners na
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 wrote comments in opposition to a proposed rule that would repromulgate or revise certain regulatory provisions of HHS, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for HHS Awards.
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…