LGBTQ+ individuals and families, if discriminated against, are not protected by the law in most states. In this blog, CLASP explores the serious social and economic impacts this lack of protection has on the LBTQ+ community.
In its latest effort to reduce access to affordable health care, CMS is reportedly working on guidance to allow states to apply for waivers that would block grant their Medicaid programs. Block granting Medicaid is not only legally dubious, but also an ill-informed policy that will act only as a cut to Medicaid.
Project QUEST in San Antonio was a pioneer in creating what is now known as an adult career pathway program. Strong evaluation results prove the effectiveness of this model for increasing the earnings of low-income adults.
State policy choices on how to fund postsecondary institutions—through the specific use of outcomes-based funding (OBF)—can either help or hinder efforts to address inequities that affect so many students and our nation.
Yesenia Jimenez, CLASP's Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow, shares the importance of closing the digital divide with equitable solutions to ensure communities have full access to and use of affordable technologies.
The Working Families Tax Relief Act strengthens the EITC and CTC, recognizing the importance of tax policy in promoting economic mobility. If enacted, the Act’s changes would raise the incomes of 46 million households.
In exactly one year, the 2020 Census will go out to households across the nation. The count records who we are as a nation, it shows how we’ve changed and helps us predict where we’re going. But the 2020 Census is under attack, and the stakes are too high for us to ignore these threats.