While Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is dedicated to much-needed physical infrastructure projects, Congress has failed to support the child care needs of men and women who are needed to do the work.
People with disabilities are critical members of our communities. But our healthcare system does not make this easy to do for people who need supports in completing daily activities. This kind of support can be provided through home and community-based services.
"Rarely do we get to hear from Vietnamese women, like my mother, who lived through the war, resettling in the United States years after it ended." CLASP senior policy analyst Kathy Tran shares her mother's story.
This Women's History Month, we must soberly assess the current landscape and acknowledge we are living through a pivotal moment that threatens to curtail women’s rights and further erode their economic stability.
It’s time for policymakers to give this healing and hope back to our early educators. I urge Congress to invest meaningfully in child care to create a transformed system of care so that caregivers, child care providers, and early educators like my mother can be…
For the past 25+ years, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 has barred many struggling immigrant families from basic safety net programs. Fortunately, Congress has an opportunity to end this unjust exclusion with the LIFT the BAR Act.