"CLASP predicted a 52 percent drop in poverty levels among Black children, a 45 percent reduction for Hispanic children, and a 61 percent decline for Indigenous children, benefits that could extend over generations if the change became permanent."
Statement from Olivia Golden on the need to include a pathway to citizenship in Build Back Better.
Ashley Burnside was quoted about how child tax credit payments have made a difference for families this year.
One notable co-responder model in Seattle, a mobile response program that does not use law enforcement officers, is providing a blueprint for crisis services.
"The non-profit Center for Law and Social Policy estimates that a single parent in Montana earning $57,000 a year would pay between $570 to $1,140 a year under the proposed childcare plan. It would be up to the parent to choose a provider."
"A survey by the Center for Law and Social Policy found that the money usually went on essentials such as food and bills."
A November CLASP survey about key findings from the child tax credit was referenced throughout this article.
Young Black girls experience criminalization at every point in their life, as their bodies continue to be the victims of hate and over-policing. However, this is not new.