This report outlines four key principles that advocates and policymakers should consider when advancing justice reform. Collectively, they point towards using systemic investments in health, education and workforce as an anti-incarceration strategy.
President Obama released his FY 2015 budget, which includes a proposal to expand and strengthen the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for low-income childless workers, including non-custodial parents.
This fact sheet was submitted to the White House Community College Summit discussion. It explains how states and institutions can help low-income access community college and obtain useful credentials.
On May 2, Rosa Garcia spoke on a panel session titled “Campus Disconnections: The Student of Color College Experience” at the Leadership Conference Education Fund’s All Children, Our Future: Civil Rights and Education Conference in Washington, D.C.
This brief from the Campaign for Youth outlines a plan to increase opportunity for youth and strengthen our economy.
This presentation was shared at the Forgotten and Left Behind: Shifting Narratives and Exploring Policy Solutions for Vulnerable Youth and Young Adults joint convening with CLASP and the Ford Foundation.
CLASP's summary of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) focuses on opportunities for improving services to low-income youth and adults under Title I and Title II.
Kisha Bird and Andrea Amaechi presented at the National Association of Workforce Boards 2016 forum "Braiding Funding for Workforce Development: Focus on Out-of-School Youth."
This meeting agenda outlined the discussion at CLASP's convening with the Ford Foundation enttled Forgotten and Left Behind: Shifting Narratives and Exploring Policy Solutions for Vulnerable Youth and Young Adults.
CLASP has released recommendations focused on young children and early childhood education, as well as academic success and college readiness for disadvantaged youth.