Over the past year, we have seen a revolution in how advocates engage in the notice and comment period as multiple partner organizations coordinated incredible responses to regulatory threats to immigrants by the Trump Administration.
On December 5, 2019, the Trump Administration finalized a harmful rule that will take food assistance away from over 700,000 people struggling to find or sustain work, and require millions more to report their hours of work each week.
On October 18, CLASP joined several partners in co-hosting a Capitol Hill briefing entitled “Our Ground, Our Voices, Policy Priorities for Young Women of Color” aimed at policymakers, legislative staffers, and allies.
The National Compensation Survey contains data on workers' access to benefits including paid sick leave and paid family leave. Despite slight gains, low-wage and part-time workers have disparately less access to these benefits than full-time, high-wage workers.
Today, as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on whether to uphold an injunction blocking the Trump Administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, we reflect on what citizenship means in absence of papers.
During Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM) in October, advocates raise awareness and inspire action on behalf of young people impacted by the criminal justice system. This year, the YJAM challenge is to A.C.T. (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to end racism.
Mental health is a huge part of individual wellbeing. Systemic barriers like racism and stigma have blocked many people with low incomes and people of color from high-quality mental health care. Unaddressed mental health challenges undermine their ability to learn, work, and thrive. That’s why CLASP’s work in this area has dramatically deepened.