Through several public statements and leaked policy proposals, the Trump Administration has made clear its intent to make life more difficult for low-income immigrant families, including their U.S. citizen children, by restricting their ability to access basic programs that safeguard their health care, nutrition, housing, and economic security. https://www.clasp.org/sites/default/files/Flier%20on%20Public%20Charge.pdf This page provides resources from the Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign.
CLASP advocates for high-quality employment programs for recipients of work support programs, informed by understanding of both the labor market and the circumstances of recipients, and provides technical assistance to states and localities on how to operate such programs within the framework of the federal programs.
This page provides an overview of CLASP financial information.
Effective anti-poverty advocacy requires that we identify and remove the array of barriers that block people with low incomes from economic justice and opportunity. Only then can we fulfill the American promise of equity and opportunity for all.
Hundreds of anti-poverty organization and allies release a joint statement condemning the RAISE Act.
The Work Support Strategies (WSS) initiative provided a select group of states funding and technical assistance to design, test, and implement more effective, streamlined, and integrated approaches to delivering key supports (including health coverage, nutrition benefits, and child care subsidies) for low-income working families.
CLASP and ZERO TO THREE’s Building Strong Foundations: Advancing Comprehensive Policies for Infants, Toddlers, and Families project seeks to promote federal and state policies that address the wellbeing of infants, toddlers, and families.
On November 8 and 9 join CLASP and the Massachusett's Attorney General's Office for the 4th annual Making Paid Sick Days Work: Sharing Strategies 2018 convening.