Last Friday’s jobs report is a stark reminder that only when we invest in solutions that directly benefit workers who’ve been most affected by the pandemic’s toll will everyone experience our nation’s economic recovery. An equitable recovery requires policymakers to invest in an equity-focused subsidized employment initiative that supports people our nation has too often left behind.
May was National Foster Care Month, a time to uplift those working to provide vital services to foster care youth around the country. New Deal for Youth Changemaker Yusef Presley has used his lived experience to highlight the need for increased resources and care for foster youth, particularly foster youth of color.
Denying the will of the voters, in May the Missouri legislature refused to fund the expansion of Medicaid and then the governor withdrew the state’s expansion plan from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.
Hannah Matthews co-authored an op-ed for The Hill about the need to upgrade the nation's care infrastructure.
Youth-Centered, Equity-Focused Framework to Close Gap for America’s Young as Nation Heads Toward Post-Pandemic Future
The Treasury Department recently published guidance that calls on ERA administrators to reevaluate their programs, signaling an opportunity for advocates to influence how programs in their jurisdiction adapt to the stronger requirements.
CLASP urges Congress to pass legislation to support students in completing their degrees, remove burdensome work requirements, and help end student hunger.
CLASP spoke with Taneka Hye Wol Jennings of HANA Center to discuss how families and young people in their community have been impacted by heightened xenophobia and attacks against the AAPI community.
By Renato Rocha and Elizabeth Lower-Basch