For decades we have failed to protect farmworkers and their families from the corporate greed that has fueled harmful occupational practices in the agricultural industry. We must work together to protect workers and their families from the many occupational hazards they endure.
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.
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.