On April 1, 2020, CLASP and FHI 360 hosted a webinar on supporting young adults with transformation, reentry, and connections to employment.
This brief contains framing, analysis, and recommendations for the development of high-quality pre-apprenticeship programs. Guided by an equity focus, these strategies can help to bolster the outcomes for individuals and communities that have been traditionally left out of apprenticeships.
The bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed by Congress and enacted on March 27, 2020, includes resources specifically targeted to individuals and families with low incomes affected by the public health and economic crises. This fact sheet describes key provisions, considerations, and action steps for how state child care agencies can make the most of resources provided through the Act.
The Small Business Administration's loans have the potential to help child care providers in the short term, but the child care industry needs an investment of $50 billion dollars in accessible, flexible funding to help providers weather this crisis and reopen when the crisis is over.
This letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House Education and Labor Committee and Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee details CLASP's postsecondary education requests in any additional round of coronavirus-related stimulus funding.
Wendy Cervantes was quoted about how immigrants, who are still going to work, are important in fighting back against the pandemic.
This article referenced a CLASP report about the inadequate aid given to child care centers during the shutdown.
CLASP sent this letter to congressional members recommending actions to address the needs of workers in low-wage jobs, those already unemployed and struggling to find work, and those who live in poverty during the economic-fall-out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Olivia Golden was quoted about CLASP's support for the Coronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act.
COVID-19 reminds us how fragile our health insurance system is, and how insurance is either tied to someone’s employment and/or entirely inaccessible. CLASP outlines enrollment options for individuals and steps for states to make insurance more accessible.