Report A major new study of public attitudes about poverty, work, and economic opportunity reveals that many Americans remain in economic hardship and desire new efforts to provide low-income families with good paying jobs, greater access to education, and more supportive communities to raise their children.
A new Half in Ten report examines the annual indicators of economic security and opportunity at the state-by-state level. The bottom line: Low-income families in states across the country are suffering from too many years of reckless efforts to reduce the federal deficit.
CAP Chair John Podesta delivers a speech at Georgetown University.
Report In our efforts to end homelessness, we must continue to provide affordable rental housing and comprehensive support to individuals and families facing poverty.
Report Child support enforcement reform should focus on customer-oriented approaches to achieve better results for American families.
The latest poverty numbers highlight the dramatically negative effects that federal funding cuts are having on the AI/AN population.
The new supplemental poverty data should give legislators pause as they consider cuts to nutrition assistance in Farm Bill negotiations.
Half in Ten analyzes the nation's progress toward cutting poverty in half in 10 years, tracking progress along several indicators of success.
Charts New Census data underscore that it is time to reset the fiscal debate.
House Republicans have repeatedly proposed legislation that attacks and diminishes supplemental nutrition assistance.
Now that Congress is back in session, federal lawmakers should do their homework on nutrition support in the farm bill to better understand its critical importance not only for families struggling with hunger but also for the nation’s economy.
The march helped advance the cause of economic justice, and although conservative efforts to defeat this progress have had some success, there is cause for optimism and a need for action.
Issue Brief Predatory payday lending disproportionately affects the safety and economic security of low-income communities and domestic violence survivors.
Report Superstorm Sandy is just the latest in a long line of natural disasters that have tested the resilience of low-income communities and exposed the underlying socioeconomic problems these communities face year round.
Issue Brief A series of seismic changes are fundamentally altering how we should think about the relationship between public and private flows targeted at promoting development.