April is Sexual Assault and Abuse Prevention Month. Advocating for "paid safe days" in paid sick days legislation is one way to provide job protection and financial stability for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
This week, the House Agriculture Committee will consider legislation to reauthorize SNAP. If enacted, Chairman Conway's proposed changes would add red tape to SNAP and endanger millions of people who are food insecure.
It's essential to center the voices, experiences, and promise of people in the criminal justice system. We need to redouble our commitment to eliminate barriers to opportunity when they return to our shared communities.
Proposed changes to the "public charge" immigration rule are already harming children, families, and our nation. CLASP and the National Immigration Law Center are mobilizing opposition to the proposed rule.
Delaying a national paid leave policy has real economic, social, and moral costs that will last for generations. A recent report from the WORLD policy Analysis Center shows the U.S. is lagging behind on paid family and medical leave.
According to the Washington Post, The Trump administration is gearing up to propose changes to how the government determines which immigrants can stay on the path toward citizenship. This goes against our most basic values as a nation and betrays the immigration heritage so many of us share.
A combined 3 million Americans living in poverty are either a mother who has experienced depression or a young adult who has experienced series psychological distress during the past year. CLASP’s new report, changes the conversation by opening up a policy discussion.
The Debt-Free College Act of 2018 is distinctive for its proposal to establish a long-term plan to do so, while paying particular attention to the financial needs of low-income students and students of color.