CLASP was referenced about CCDBG funding in 2020.
More than 3.5 million residents of the U.S. territories face a dire health care crisis. Unless Congress acts before the end of the year, our territories will fall off a dramatic Medicaid funding cliff, which could lead to benefits loss or Medicaid termination for them.
This week, Congress is making important appropriations decisions about the funding of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) and other programs that support children and families. The latest CCDBG data make clear what we already know: CCDBG needs more investment so that all families needing child care assistance have access to it.
CLASP resources were referenced in this article about the Trump administration's policies that are more harmful to families than they say they are.
"The Center on Law and Social Policy reports that children as young as 3 years old are expressing to their teachers their fear of being separated from their parents, even if their parents are not at risk of deportation."
CLASP's Suzanne Wikle provided a statement in support of Medicaid expansion in Kansas at the Governor's Council on Medicaid Expansion.
This end of year webinar will provide agencies and advocates a review of 2019 victories in the movement for Paid Sick Days, discuss challenges and opportunities with implementation and enforcement, and look ahead to successes and potential threats in the coming year.
Making equitable gains in preventing ACEs requires intervening at the structural level to address systemic racism and oppression.
Over the past year, we have seen a revolution in how advocates engage in the notice and comment period as multiple partner organizations coordinated incredible responses to regulatory threats to immigrants by the Trump Administration.
On October 18, CLASP joined several partners in co-hosting a Capitol Hill briefing entitled “Our Ground, Our Voices, Policy Priorities for Young Women of Color” aimed at policymakers, legislative staffers, and allies.