Issue Brief Poverty in America is not inevitable. Simply by making different budgetary choices, policymakers could greatly reduce poverty and boost opportunity.
House Republicans must embrace these policies if they are serious about tackling poverty and paving pathways to the middle class.
Policymakers must focus on strategies to improve a woman’s ability to choose to delay pregnancy, not restrict her right to do so.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx hopes to build a transportation system that works for everyone.
Report Reform is urgently needed to prevent civil asset forfeiture abuses from undermining public efforts to cut poverty and boost opportunity.
Issue Brief Increased public investment in housing, health, infrastructure, and education initiatives would improve outcomes for communities of color and help avoid disasters such as what recently occurred in Flint, Michigan.
Report Expanding national service programs to create first jobs and on-the-job training slots for opportunity youth and other disadvantaged workers is an important workforce strategy.
The water crisis in Flint was both foreseeable and preventable; Congress must ensure this never happens again by increasing infrastructure funding and strengthening oversight.
Video Government officials in Michigan have been scrambling to address the fallout of the man-made water catastrophe in Flint that poisoned thousands of mostly low-income people of color.
The Flint water crisis highlights the continuing disparities that people of color face in finding access to fair housing and healthy communities.
Fact Sheet Tests in four states reveal that transgender homeless women face discrimination in accessing shelter.
Report The United States needs a two-pronged approach to housing policy that supports residential mobility to high opportunity areas and promotes reinvestment in economically impoverished neighborhoods.
As the EPA finalizes the details of the Clean Energy Incentive Program, it should maximize its outreach of energy efficiency programs to low-income communities.