May was National Foster Care Month, a time to uplift those working to provide vital services to foster care youth around the country. New Deal for Youth Changemaker Yusef Presley has used his lived experience to highlight the need for increased resources and care for foster youth, particularly foster youth of color.
Youth-Centered, Equity-Focused Framework to Close Gap for America’s Young as Nation Heads Toward Post-Pandemic Future
CLASP spoke with Taneka Hye Wol Jennings of HANA Center to discuss how families and young people in their community have been impacted by heightened xenophobia and attacks against the AAPI community.
Olivia Golden and David Hansell co-authored an op-ed about large-scale subsidized employment program is crucial to young people, families, and an equitable economic recovery.
This fact sheet defines, details, and advocates for an equity-centered national subsidized employment program.
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.
CLASP joined Heartland Alliance, the National Youth Employment Coalition and nearly 100 national and local organizations calling on Congress to include an equity-centered national subsidized employment program as a part of the forthcoming recovery package as recommended by President Biden in his American Jobs Plan.
CLASP joined over 90 state, local and national criminal justice, workforce development, antipoverty, and racial equity organizations in calling for Congress to ensure youth and adults impacted by the criminal legal system remain a priority in the American Jobs Plan.