As working caregivers across the country increasingly find themselves at wits end trying to meet work deadlines, arrange childcare, get dinner on the table, and take elderly relatives to medical appointments, important developments in the movement to make workplaces more family-friendly have been gaining traction.
When you or your child are sick, the last thing you want to do is go to work. Taking a day off can often be the difference between feeling healthy and productive and feeling terrible while risking the health of your coworkers. Sadly, for many families,
Imagine having to choose between caring for a loved one and trying to pay the bills. That's the decision millions of workers in middle- and lower-income families face as more and more Americans must provide care for an older relative.
As part of Benefits Access for College Completion, CLASP has teamed up with Young Invincibles to develop a new guide and webinar for community college leadership, faculty, and staff that shows how to connect their students to health coverage.
CLASP created the Partnership Circle for Boys and Young Men of Color to establish a venue for national policy organizations, advocacy groups, and researchers to discuss policy opportunities that may improve education, employment, and health outcomes for b
Low-income mothers have higher rates of maternal depression than other mothers. Because children are impacted by the negative effects of parental depression, this higher rate means that low-income children are disproportionately affected by the negative consequences of maternal depression Fortunately, access to services and treatment, including high-quality early childhood and family support interventions, can reduce the negative impacts of that depression for the whole family.