The America's College Promise Act would eliminate significant barriers to low-income, first-time students or students and workers who wish to improve their lives.
Carrie Welton was quoted about the burdens and barriers the SNAP eligibility rule will create for low-income people.
Although the Trump Administration failed to cut SNAP through the 2018 Farm Bill, officials are now attempting to circumvent Congress and cut SNAP through regulatory changes.
New federal legislation would acknowledge those who’ve been targeted by marijuana criminalization and ensure that low-income communities and communities of color can participate in this booming industry.
With President Trump's threat of immigration raids looming, here's what child and youth advocates and service providers can do to fight back and prepare.
On Thursday July 11, 2019 Ruth Cosse attended the Congressional Black Maternal Health Caucus' Summit alongside numerous advocates and legislators committed to addressing the black maternal health crisis across the country. The caucus is led by Representatives Alma Adams (NC-12), and Lauren Underwood (IL-14). Ruth read and CLASP submitted this statement for the record to the Caucus.
Wendy Cervantes was quoted about the consequences of the ICE raids the Trump Administration plans to conduct on immigrant families and communities.
Olivia Golden was quoted about the importance of safe spaces amidst the administration's threat of massive immigration raids.