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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

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

constructionForty 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

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

A ship is docked in Norfolk, Virginia. 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

The Shangri-La Dialogue

The annual Singapore-based Asia-Pacific security summit, traditionally a convivial affair, is becoming more candid and sharp elbowed—and that’s a good thing.

Friday, August 15, 2014

A Model State: Florida’s Legislative Turnaround on Immigration

scott and weatherfordFlorida’s changing demographics and immigrant advocacy are helping its legislators reconsider where they stand on immigration reform.

By Zach Fields | Friday, August 15, 2014

Revisiting the Shangri-La Dialogue: Candid and Heated Conversations are Encouraged

asia security summit article icon Issue Brief The annual Singapore-based Asia-Pacific security summit, traditionally a convivial affair, is becoming more candid and sharp elbowed—and that’s a good thing. This candidness should serve as a template for future regional security conversations.

By Blair Vorsatz and Rudy deLeon | Thursday, August 14, 2014

Skewed Perspective in the Media

A hashtag campaign confronts the racial biases in the images we see of black Americans.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Rep. Ryan’s New Poverty Plan Is Not the Answer to the Pope’s Prayers

Rep. Paul Ryan listens during a hearingRep. Ryan needs to look toward Pope Francis’s teachings and the true state of poverty in America in order to effectively address the nation’s poverty crisis.

By Claire Markham | Thursday, August 14, 2014

Correcting the Media’s Skewed Perspective

FergusonA hashtag campaign confronts the racial biases in the images we see and challenges the opinions we embrace of young, black Americans.

By Sam Fulwood III | Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Koch Brothers and Nonpartisan State Supreme Court Races

Groups in Washington want to protect state legislatures’ agendas from legal challenges.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Syrian Refugee Crisis Threatens Stability in the Middle East

refugee campThe Middle Eastern countries currently sheltering Syrian refugees need international support to make it through the crisis.

By Shiva Pedram | Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Central American Children Fleeing Violence

Violent conditions are causing tens of thousands of children and families from Central America to take refuge in the United States and neighboring countries.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014