Reversing a Decade of Domestic Disinvestment
President Biden’s FY 2022 budget request must address years of cuts and underinvestment in critical government functions.
The Direct Cash Assistance and Tax Cuts in the American Rescue Plan Act
Cash benefits and tax cuts provided through the ARPA will help lay the groundwork for a rapid economic recovery.
A Comprehensive COVID-19 Vaccine Plan
A successful COVID-19 vaccination program requires an unprecedented government effort, with tens of thousands of lives, millions of livelihoods, and a normal way of life at stake.
Building a College-Educated America Requires Closing Racial Gaps in Attainment
Half of young adults have earned a college degree, yet large and persistent racial equity gaps remain.
Greening U.S. Trade Policy
Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on U.S. trade policy and the environment, featuring keynote remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai. The event will also feature a panel of leading experts from environmental organizations moderated by CAP founder John Podesta.
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Center for American Progress
Advancing Gender Equity for Justice-Impacted Women in the Aftermath of COVID-19
Justice reform measures can help ensure that women with a criminal record are given a fair chance at quality job opportunities, and these reforms are needed now more than ever in light of the pandemic’s devastating impact on women.
Raising the Minimum Wage Would Be Transformative for Women
Women make up the majority of workers who would benefit from raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, as they are overrepresented in tipped and low-wage jobs.
Raising the Minimum Wage Is Key To Supporting the Breadwinning Mothers Who Drive the Economy
Because the majority of minimum wage-earning mothers are breadwinners, raising the federal minimum wage would strengthen economic security for millions of families.
Fact Sheet: The Importance of Sports Participation for Transgender Youth
Transgender students deserve full and equal access to the benefits of school sports participation.
Climate Deniers in the 117th Congress
There are 139 elected officials in the 117th Congress who still deny the scientific consensus of human-caused climate change.
Breadwinning Mothers Are Critical to Families’ Economic Security
Even before the pandemic, breadwinning mothers were keeping families afloat.
Why Salary History Bans Matter To Securing Equal Pay
A comprehensive effort to secure equal pay must include limiting employers’ reliance on salary history in hiring and compensation decisions, as this practice can result in wage disparities and pay discrimination for women and workers of color.
10 Essential Actions To Promote Equal Pay
The Biden administration should restart the collection of employer pay data, convene a new interagency equal pay task force, undertake an initiative to promote greater pay transparency, and designate more funding for enforcement of equal pay protections in order to regain lost ground and make progress for working women.