How to Reduce Poverty and Save Taxpayers $4.6 Billion Per Year
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will cut spending on federal assistance programs and strengthen families, the economy, and our nation.
14 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2014
CAP’s Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative takes a look at some of the faith voices poised to make a difference in the year ahead.
Connecting Maternal Health, Faith, and Reproductive Justice for International Women’s Day: An Interview with Courtney Fowler
Sally Steenland interviews Courtney Fowler, the conference lay leader for the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church, about her work to support maternal and family health.
Cracking the Edifice of Injustice
The fight for liberty and justice requires persistence and envisioning a more perfect union.
Family Values Versus the Corporate Bottom Line
The lack of paid sick days forces American workers to make the no-win choice between job and family.
Medicaid Expansion and the Spiritual Side of Health Care: An Interview with Matthew Ellis of Episcopal Health Ministries
Sally Steenland interviews Matthew Ellis, CEO of National Episcopal Health Ministries, about the importance of the church in health care leadership.
Real Family Values: Making College Affordable and Alleviating Student Loan Debt
Issue Brief In a country founded on the ideals of equality, fairness, and economic opportunity, higher education should not be reserved for a privileged few.
Real Family Values: Flexible Work Arrangements and Work-Life Fit
Issue Brief We need policies that ensure all workers have the opportunity to both excel at work and care for the family members who need them.
Real Family Values: Raising the Federal Minimum Wage
Issue Brief Americans have a moral imperative to raise the federal minimum wage.
Real Family Values: Paid Family Leave
Issue Brief Paid family leave upholds the value of caregiving, fights against injustice, and helps build healthier families.
It’s Time to Talk
Contrary to mainstream assumptions, much of the religious community supports a woman’s right to make decisions about her own reproductive health.