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.
Expanding access to safe abortion in whatever ways possible is more critical than ever—and a central way of doing so is to make medication abortion more easily accessible.
Since Roe v. Wade, extremist politicians have enacted more than 1,300 restrictions to take away abortion rights and access.
How civilian offices of violence prevention can curb gun violence by supporting community-driven solutions.
Issued as a public health measure, there is no statistical evidence that border expulsions under Title 42 result in a lower COVID-19 case rate in the United States.
While abortion remains legal for the time being, the threat to American’s constitutional rights has never been clearer.
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.