On May 20, CLASP hosted a webinar on parental mental health, focusing on young parents.
Statement from Olivia Golden on how the HEROES Act provides needed support—yet also doesn't go far enough.
New report, Reconnecting, Realizing and Reimagining Justice, written by Duy Pham, Kisha Bird and Shae Harris
Kisha Bird was quoted about how the coronavirus will have an impact on youth: “When the economy reopens, it will not necessarily be reopening for these young people.”
This blog post details Secretary of Education Devos' attempt to exclude undocumented students from emergency aid in the CARES Act and the need to support undocumented students during the pandemic.
Text apps have the potential to increase utilization of mental health services by lowering costs and easing access. The technology can also support young people’s mental health needs using a familiar means of interaction. Maryland’s inclusion of texting for mental health telehealth is a pioneering step in Medicaid that other states should follow.
The Black community is faced with the drastic and dismantling impact of COVID-19. This pandemic should serve as a call to action for increased awareness and a greater commitment to centering the lived experiences and needs of communities of color.
CLASP and our partners have identified principles for all advocates and stakeholders to consider when imagining a Green Economy
The CARES Act offers emergency aid that can help lessen the financial pressure students are facing during this historic crisis. It also offers a chance for colleges to address inequities.