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Introducing Clean Slate Video

Introducing Clean Slate

The Center for American Progress and partners gathered to discuss bipartisan clean slate legislation—policies to automatically clear certain criminal records and give people relief from discrimination.

Aloha Backenstose, Zahra Mion, David Ballard, 1 More Rebecca Vallas

Teachers Talk Policy Video

Teachers Talk Policy

This video features teachers from across the United States who are members of new teacher-voice organizations and fellowships—groups whose missions involve getting more teachers’ voices heard in education-policy discussions.

Kaitlin Pennington, Lauren Santa Cruz

3 Ways Sequestration Is Taking a Toll on Struggling Americans Video

3 Ways Sequestration Is Taking a Toll on Struggling Americans

Congress recently sprang into action to save air travelers from flight delays brought on by sequestration. But for the millions of Americans who can’t afford to get on a plane, they have yet to repeal devastating cuts to important programs for struggling families, seniors, and children—leaving us all to wonder where our nation’s most vulnerable fit into Congress’s priorities.

Lauren Santa Cruz, Erik Stegman

Video: LGBT and Undocumented Video

Video: LGBT and Undocumented

There are more than a quarter million immigrants in the United States today that are both LGBT and undocumented. These are some of their stories.

Andrew Satter, Lauren Santa Cruz, Ann Garcia, 1 More Crosby Burns

How the Defense of Marriage Act Is Harming One Military Couple Video
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How the Defense of Marriage Act Is Harming One Military Couple

Because of the Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex military spouses are not eligible for nearly 100 spousal benefits freely available to other military spouses. This inequality harms our military families and weakens our entire force.

Lauren Santa Cruz, Katie Miller

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