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Apprenticeship National Standards

Sarah Ayres writes on how employer-written national guideline standards can strengthen America’s apprenticeship system.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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National Standards for Strong Apprenticeships

article icon Issue Brief Employer-written national guideline standards can strengthen America’s apprenticeship system.

By Sarah Ayres | Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Social Security and Communities of Color

Christian E. Weller and Farah Ahmad explore how improving economic and health outcomes for communities of color has the potential to help combat Social Security’s projected shortfall.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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August 2014

article icon Issue Brief As we approach Labor Day, Congress needs to cut the party-line bickering and refocus its efforts on policies that help American workers.

By Christian E. Weller and Jackie Odum | Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Delivering Development After 2015

article icon Issue Brief The conversation on the post-2015 development agenda is shifting from defining goals to financing and implementation, providing both opportunities and challenges as financing negotiations culminate in July 2015.

By Molly Elgin-Cossart | Monday, August 25, 2014

The Troubles in Ferguson

Sam Fulwood III writes on the turmoil playing out in the Show Me State.

Monday, August 25, 2014

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A Win-Win for an All-In Nation

book_alt2 icon Report Improving economic and health outcomes for communities of color has the potential to help combat Social Security’s projected shortfall and improve the economic security of a struggling middle class.

By Christian E. Weller and Farah Ahmad | Monday, August 25, 2014

Millennium Development Goals

Annie Malknecht writes on the accomplishments of the Millennium Development Goals.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Ferguson

Will The Troubles in Ferguson Point Toward a New Way Forward?

Perhaps the turmoil playing out in the Show Me State will serve to highlight the still unaddressed inequities hamstringing this nation and point a way forward for all of us.

By Sam Fulwood III | Thursday, August 21, 2014

Community Development Block Grant Program

CDBG continues to serve as an important tool in helping communities across the country tackle emerging challenges in affordable housing, infrastructure, and economic development.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

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Community Development Block Grant Program: 40 Years of Building Stronger Communities

Forty years after the Community Development Block Grant was established, the program continues to serve as an important tool in helping communities across the country tackle emerging challenges in affordable housing, infrastructure, and economic development.

By Tracey Ross | Thursday, August 21, 2014

Syrian Refugee Crisis

Shiva Pedram explains why the Middle Eastern countries currently sheltering Syrian refugees need international support.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A ship is docked in Norfolk, Virginia.

Fact Sheet: 5 Things You Should Know About Powder River Basin Coal Exports

article icon Fact Sheet CAP experts explain why vast amounts of federal coal mined in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana may soon be headed for Asian markets, and why policymakers should be concerned.

By Nathan Joo, Matt Lee-Ashley, and Michael Madowitz | Tuesday, August 19, 2014

What the Millennium Development Goals Have Accomplished

With just 500 days left before the Millennium Development Goals expire, it is important to acknowledge all that they have spurred the world to achieve.

By Annie Malknecht | Monday, August 18, 2014

Florida’s Immigration Turnaround

Zach Fields writes on Florida’s changing demographics and their effects on immigration policy.

Monday, August 18, 2014

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