Senior Vice President, Rights and Justice
The racial wealth gap between white households and Black and brown households continues to grow wider. CAP is pursuing targeted policies that are necessary to reverse this deepening divide. A recent issue brief highlights the pandemic’s impact on the Black-white wealth gap.
CAP is fighting for a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)-eligible individuals, and essential workers. Citizenship for undocumented immigrants is a crucial step toward a fair, humane, and workable immigration system.
In October 2020, CAP partnered with the Law Enforcement Action Partnership on a report detailing the need to reduce reliance on law enforcement for all calls for service and instead create civilian community responder programs to respond to many categories of calls.
Since Roe v. Wade, extremist politicians have enacted more than 1,300 restrictions to take away abortion rights and access.
The Biden administration’s decision to end Title 42, effective May 23, 2022, is a key step toward restoring the right to seek asylum at the border.
This video features two Black disabled women—Eman Rimawi-Doster and Heather Watkins—who discuss the barriers they face.
Prominent religious leaders reflect on the meaning of democracy.
On the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and in light of the devastating impacts of the ongoing pandemic, this video emphasizes the need to permanently expand disability rights.
What America needs from the Department of Homeland Security today is different from when it was founded nearly 20 years ago.
This video presents highlights from an event following the release of a joint report from the Center for American Progress and the McCain Institute for International Leadership on how to address the growing national security threat posed by white supremacist violence in the United States.
Americans’ civil liberties are in danger if Congress does not ensure that ordinary people can hold state and federal officials accountable for wrongdoing.
The horrors of family separation and the lasting harms of these policies on children shall remain in the minds of every American.
This video from faith leaders explains four concrete, nonpartisan ways that religious communities can support the 2020 election.