Elizabeth Lower-Basch was quoted in this article about the need to expand the existing social safety net.
Carrie Welton was quoted on the large number of eligible students who qualify for food assistance but aren't recveing it.
Elizabeth Lower-Basch was quoted in this article on the impact of the Trump Administration's proposals that would make life more difficult for Americans with low incomes.
Letter signed by 100+ national, state, and local organizations condemning decision to suspend educational and recreational services for unaccompanied migrant children and youth in federally contracted migrant shelters.
Christine Johnson-Staub was quoted about broadening eligibility and universal child care.
Statement from CLASP and First Focus for Children about the decision to cut education and recreational services for migrant children.
The proposal to set the poverty line using a lower rate of inflation will harm millions of people who rely on programs that support their basic needs.
HUD recently proposed a regulation that would directly undermine the wellbeing of low-income “mixed-status” immigrant families, including citizen children, by compelling those households to disband to continue receiving federally-assisted housing.
On June 4, 2019, the U.S. House passed the Dream and Promise Act. This is a key win for over 2 million people with long-term U.S. roots.
Rosa M. García was quoted in this article about the consequences of low-income students being concentrated at private for-profit colleges, and as a result can accumulate greater debt levels, and have higher default rates and lower completion rates.