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.
Mia Ives-Rublee argues that masks remain a critical preventive measure to avoid future COVID-19 surges and protect those at higher risk of severe illness.
Mia Ives-Rublee writes about the congressional action that is still needed to address COVID-19.
Permitless carry poses a danger to public safety by allowing individuals to carry concealed, loaded guns in public with no permit or training.
New analysis shows that LGBTQ+ service members and veterans face a bevy of social, economic, and health concerns—while contending with the legacy of discriminatory policies as well as ongoing social stigma and limits to benefits.
Akua Amaning and Sheena Meade write about how second chance policies can help lift millions of women out of poverty.
Learn more about the discriminatory anti-LGBTQI+ bills advancing in states across the country and what can be done to oppose these damaging legislative attacks.
As access to reproductive rights continues to shrink in the United States, disabled women struggle to gain visibility around their rights and needs.
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.
For decades, the U.S. economy has left LGBTQI+ individuals and their families behind, but the Biden-Harris administration can use its existing authority to uplift LGBTQI+ workers.
Ending the Title 42 expulsion policy at the border is an important step toward rebuilding the United States’ asylum system.