CLASP's statement about the Census Bureau's report on 2015 data for poverty, income, and health coverage.
CLASP issued this statement statement on the FY 2016 omnibus budget and improvements to refundable tax credits.
Earlier this month, the Census Bureau reported on 2013 poverty rates.
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) seeks a senior policy analyst to work on federal and state workforce development policy.
Kisha Bird is quoted in this Education Dive article about the importance of schools being connected to the workforce system.
President Trump's FY 2018 budget proposes to make cruel and devastating cuts to programs that support children, families, and individuals of modest means, slash investments in America’s future, and destabilize state and local budgets—which would in turn precipitate a next round of deep cuts to basic services.
In this article about the 20th anniversary of TANF, CLASP is cited as a source for details about the program.
While the justice policy wins represent important progress that will meaningfully improve millions of people’s lives, they also highlight just how much further the nation must go to unwind a system of overcriminalization, mass incarceration, and injustice that’s rooted in racism.
Many fathers struggle to support their families, and programs that help alleviate poverty, promote responsible parenting, and undergird healthy families are often unavailable to “childless” adults.
In Illinois, trusted advocates worked with state agencies and policymakers from the Illinois Community College Board, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and governor’s office to develop a single definition of career pathways and provide guidance to practitioners.