Lack of Housing and Mental Health Disabilities Exacerbate One Another
Understanding the relationship between homelessness and mental health disabilities is key to preventing and ending homelessness for people with mental illness, particularly as housing costs continue to rise.
The Anti-Corruption Congress
Lawmakers elected in the 2018 midterms are set to supercharge the effort to fight corruption and make democracy work for all Americans.
Voters Repudiate President Trump and GOP Policy Agenda—2020 Re-Election Is Uncertain
Democrats made sweeping gains in the House on November 6, as voters turned against President Donald Trump and his agenda. The 2020 election will now be fiercely contested with historic ramifications for the country.
5 Policy Ideas to Improve Private School Voucher Programs
Following the 2018 midterm elections, there are multiple opportunities to reverse the growth of private school voucher programs.
Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland
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The Women’s Leadership Gap
Using new data, this fact sheet update shows that despite making up a majority of the U.S. population, women lag substantially behind men when it comes to their representation in leadership positions.
5 Ways the New Congress Should Support Resilient Infrastructure
By designing a forward-looking and equitable infrastructure package that builds resilience to severe weather and climate change threats, the new Congress can improve the health, prosperity, and well-being of communities.
With Conservation on the Ballot, Public Lands and Waters Won
Here are the top 16 races where voters rebuked the Trump administration’s anti-conservation policies.
Building an Ambitious Clean Energy Cabinet
Newly elected governors have the opportunity—and responsibility—to set and achieve ambitious clean energy goals in their states, and appointing talented energy officials is a critical first step in carrying out that vision and continuing state leadership on climate and clean energy.
The Realities of Economic Development Subsidies
Providing incentives to companies to create jobs has become a false panacea in the economic development world, and proponents often fail to acknowledge the strategy’s downsides.
4 Ways Secretary DeVos’ Proposed Title IX Rule Will Fail Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault
Although sexual assault remains a pervasive issue on college campuses, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is planning to undermine survivors through new, regressive changes to Title IX.
Refugees Thrive in America
By cutting the number of refugees allowed to enter the United States, the Trump administration is undermining the nation’s historic role as a beacon of freedom and ignoring the advancements of many hardworking aspiring Americans.
Proactive and Patient
The small Nebraskan towns of Lexington and Madison offer encouraging examples of how proactivity and practicality can help communities embrace the nation’s multicultural destiny and emerge stronger for their collective efforts.