On November 18, CLASP submitted the following comments to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights in response ot the Department's proposed revisions to the Civil Rights Data Collection. We are opposed to the proposed changes to Office of Civil Rights data.
During Youth Justice Action Month (YJAM) in October, advocates raise awareness and inspire action on behalf of young people impacted by the criminal justice system. This year, the YJAM challenge is to A.C.T. (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to end racism.
Passage of the “Strengthening Career & Technical Education for the 21st Century Act” (Perkins V), which reauthorizes federal legislation funding career and technical education (CTE), brings the opportunity to improve the quality and accessibility of CTE for adults with low incomes; English le
Mental health is a huge part of individual wellbeing. Systemic barriers like racism and stigma have blocked many people with low incomes and people of color from high-quality mental health care. Unaddressed mental health challenges undermine their ability to learn, work, and thrive. That’s why CLASP’s work in this area has dramatically deepened.
This fact sheet explains why and how undocumented and immigrant youth should have equitable access to an affordable, high-quality postsecondary education.
CLASP strongly opposes the Student Aid Improvement Act.
This is an overview of CLASP's Policy Advancing Transformation and Healing (PATH) Technical Assistance Project and Learning Community,
Alan Houseman reflects on 32 years as CLASP's executive director.
Last week, CLASP joined Cities United in Hampton, Virginia, during the remembrance of the 400-year anniversary of the first Africans being forcibly brought to this country and enslaved.