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.
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.
One year ago, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which—among other critical investments—temporarily expanded tax credits that dramatically reduced child poverty and food insecurity, and we should maintain this momentum in the years ahead.
Young people are experiencing a mental health crisis that’s disparately affecting young people of color. Federal and state policymakers must transform our mental health system into one that is culturally and socially responsive.