Kisha Bird testified at the House Committee on Education and Labor hearing “Eliminating Barriers to Employment: Opening Doors to Opportunity.”
This op-ed by Elizabeth Lower-Basch and Parker Gilkesson explains how The Improving Access to Nutrition Act's proposal to lift the harsh SNAP 3-month time limit would benefit workers.
Pronita Gupta testified at a House hearing on paid family and medical leave. Her insights were crucial at a time when Congress is weighing legislation to create a national program.
Pronita Gupta was mentioned in this article about a testimony she gave before the Ways and Means Committee hearing on paid family and medical leave earlier this month.
Isha Weerasinghe shares her story on the importance of providing culturally relevant mental health services to mothers of color.
In its latest effort to reduce access to affordable health care, CMS is reportedly working on guidance to allow states to apply for waivers that would block grant their Medicaid programs. Block granting Medicaid is not only legally dubious, but also an ill-informed policy that will act only as a cut to Medicaid.
Yesenia Jimenez was quoted in this article about her personal experience with the "digital divide" among low-income students.
Elizabeth Lower-Basch was quoted in this article about the administration's Medicaid work requirements proposal.