Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is a Serious Threat to American Security
ISIS is following a clear and determined strategy to provoke an anti-Muslim backlash and ignite a clash of civilizations. Read more →
Administering Paid Family and Medical Leave
Policymakers have a number of options for how to administer an efficient and affordable national paid leave program that uses the best-proven elements of existing programs in the states and abroad.
Providing Identification to Unauthorized Immigrants
Expanding access to and acceptance of identification cards and driver’s licenses for unauthorized immigrants would bring broad societal benefits.
Foreign Policy and Security
After the Paris Attacks
Issue Brief To turn the tide against ISIS, America needs to step up its military and diplomatic campaign and reject voices calling for the country to turn against refugees and Muslims.
Race and Ethnicity
When a ‘Race Problem’ Becomes a Social Challenge
Recent high-profile incidents of racism on U.S. college campuses highlight long-term realities for students of color and help reframe the purpose of higher education in the face of demographic shifts.
Guns and Crime
South Carolina Gun Violence
Fact Sheet The state of South Carolina has both some of the weakest gun laws and some of the highest levels of gun violence in the country.
The Importance of a Strong Federal Student Aid Office
Ben Miller, Senior Director for Postsecondary Education, testified before a joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Government Operations and the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Moving America’s Families Forward: Lessons Learned from Other Countries
Melissa Boteach, Vice President of the Poverty to Prosperity Program, testified before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources, November 17, 2015.
Energy and Environment
An Opportunity for Canada and Australia at the Paris Climate Summit
By increasing their financial pledges to the Green Climate Fund, Canada and Australia could help re-establish their standings in the geopolitics of climate change.
Infographic: The Equality Act Explained
LGBT people still lack basic nondiscrimination protections throughout daily life. The Equality Act would modernize the nation’s nondiscrimination laws to include everyone.
Getting Beyond Rhetoric on Corporate Tax Reform
Corporate tax reform will never happen until lawmakers move beyond rhetoric and agree on these fundamental points.
Guns and Crime
The Terror Gap
Fact Sheet With the ever-present threat of lone-wolf and homegrown terrorists perpetrating attacks on American soil, it is important to close the terror gap in order to prevent known terror suspects from easily purchasing guns.
Race and Ethnicity
Investing in the Education of Students of Color Benefits All Americans
As Congress reauthorizes the ESEA, federal lawmakers must make sure that the needs of all students are met.
Religion and Values
Standing Up Against Islamophobia
Islamophobia is morally wrong and harmful to America’s security.
Report DAPA-affected voters—citizen family members of those eligible for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents—will comprise sizable and potentially decisive portions of key and emerging battleground state electorates across the country in 2016 and beyond.