Alyssa Fortner, Alycia Hardy, and Stephanie Schmit detail the importance of significant and sustained direct spending for school-age child care. This fact sheet highlights a new CLASP analysis estimating that it would cost between $48.4 billion and $79.6 billion to reach all school-age children eligible through CCDBG.
CLASP's roundup of the top AFP provisions that support people with low incomes.
In this policy brief, Christine Johnson-Staub and national partners address the need to invest federal dollars in facility infrastructure for child care providers.
“Lifting the ban on safety net supports reduces material hardship for formerly incarcerated people, who are exceedingly paid low earnings and face high rates of unemployment due to factors such as discrimination in hiring,” CLASP’s Darrel Thompson and Ashley Burnside wrote in a policy brief this year.
On March 31, 2021, President Joe Biden declared April 2021 Second Chance Month, bringing attention to the unjust criminal justice system in the United States that unevenly enforces laws and creates conditions for recidivism rather than restoration.
CLASP's statement on the reintroduction of the Child Care for Working Families Act which would transform the nation’s child care system.
This co-authored report introduces a framework for how emergency rental assistance programs can give priority to renters most impacted by COVID-19 and at greatest risk of housing instability at every stage of program administration.
This appendix details the legislative and regulatory history of restricting student access to SNAP.