As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country, a hunger crisis is also growing as a result of the pandemic. The situation is likely to get worse for many households and families as key supports come to an end unless Congress acts to pass another relief package.
In this blog, Molly Bashay reflects on the legacy of the Americans with Disabilities Act 30 years later and the remaining work needed to ensure people with disabilities have what they need to lead healthy, independent, and prosperous.
While many Americans received federal aid to help them get by during the economic crisis, 12 million people are still waiting for this drastically needed relief. Thankfully, outreach campaigns can provide a solution if we act soon.
Youth Policy Director Kisha Bird reflects on the moment, the movement, and the reckoning that is currently transforming our conversations, our relationships, our communities, our nation, and our world.
As a DACA recipient myself, I woke up on June 18th feeling the anxious anticipation we had all experienced over the past few months, but with a distinct notion that today was the day. That morning, I refreshed my browser one last time and read what my eyes could hardly believe. We won.
As a nation, we have underinvested in the health and wellbeing of Black communities, while we’ve overinvested in systems that enact violence on these communities. To protect Black lives and heal Black communities, we must divest from the police and invest in Black communities.
The Civil Rights Act enshrined principles of human dignity and equality in federal law, ending segregation in public places and banning employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin—but much remains unfulfilled.
The systemic effects of racism in child care and early childhood education (ECE) policies, systems, & workforces are apparent in the wide range of social and economic inequities that disproportionately impact Black children, families, & care providers.
Every June, much of the world celebrates and recognizes LGBTQ+ Pride Month. It is a month full of celebration and acknowledgment of the leaders and movements that have advanced LGBTQ+ rights, protections, and awareness.