CLASP recently spoke with Julie Eisenberg, owner and director of Lighthouse Yoga Center in D.C. about her reasons for supporting the Universal Paid Leave Act.
Realizing Youth Justice is an advocacy framework aimed at disrupting the devastating impact that criminal and juvenile justice systems have on youth of color and low-income youth. CLASP believes that strengthening investments in workforce, education, and health care is an anti-incarceration strategy that supports youth across the spectrum of justice involvement, including diversion and successful re-entry.
On March 23-24, 2017 CLASP convened the spring meeting of the CCRY Network in Washington, D.C. hosted by FHI 360. During the day and a half, network members engaged in strategic dialogue on behalf of disconnected and disadvantaged youth, with special attention paid to the federal budget, youth justice, mental health, and pathways to postsecondary education and employment. Below are the PowerPoint presentations and other materials from the meeting.
About the Meeting
Governor Otter of Idaho shares his commentary on the impact of Work Support Strategies.
Child care and early education advocates, stakeholders, and providers play a critical role in ensuring children have access to vital supports like health care. Repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and restructuring Medicaid would deeply undermine young children’s and parents’ wellbeing. CLASP has created tools to help advocates fight back.
In March 2017, CLASP spoke with Fair Trade Café owner Stephanie Vasquez about her support for increasing Arizona's minimum wage and guaranteeing paid sick days for workers.
CLASP developed a tool exploring the career pathways landscape in California.
In February 2017, CLASP spoke with Equal Exchange Co-Executive Director Rob Everts about his support for job quality policies.
This page hosts the recently updated TANF 101 series, providing comprehensive information on key policies and procedures under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.