John Podesta, Chair of the Center for American Progress, delivers remarks on the Millenium Development Goals at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 5, 2013.
The House Republican fiscal year 2014 budget’s cuts to nutrition aid would cost the economy upward of 340,000 jobs in the first year alone.
Eradicating extreme poverty globally, as outlined in the U.N. Millennium Development Goals, is achievable only if inequality and discrimination against women and girls is eradicated first.
Deep domestic spending cuts under sequestration coupled with the stalled reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act will make a bad situation worse for poor victims of domestic violence and their families.
Issue Brief The federal government can and should support efforts to help Americans save their paychecks and refunds during tax season.
We can either maintain tax breaks for some of the wealthiest Americans for things like yachts, or preserve programs for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Report While a multifaceted approach is needed to address human resource issues in public service, the strategic expansion of national service has much to contribute to the development of “talent” in the helping fields.
The president outlines a bold action plan to cut poverty and bring millions of families into the middle class.
Issue Brief It’s hard to imagine what poor families will do and how the nation can reasonably reduce poverty should the federal government continue to slash budgets for critical programs.
It is in our nation’s best interest to make sure that all of our workers can be productive members of our country’s workforce and also take care of their own health or the health of their loved ones.
Report Ending U.S. childhood hunger and U.S. hunger in general is not only the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do to advance our national interest.
Today is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day—and now is the time to get the facts on one of the most important tax credits that ensures that work pays for working families.
Instead of spending billions of dollars on trimming our bellies, let’s shed our nation of homelessness.
The Center for American Progress responds to the 2011 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households.
The House bill allows sensible reforms to the earned income and child tax credits to expire while continuing tax cuts that benefit the wealthiest Americans.