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ONLINE EVENT ADVISORY: National Unrest Amid COVID-19 Pandemic: A Conversation With Leading Mayors

Washington, D.C. — Our country, and particularly cities and urban areas, are facing unprecedented challenges in every aspect of life, and these challenges have disproportionately affected communities of color. Since March, the coronavirus pandemic has claimed more than 110,000 lives and has caused millions to lose their jobs. Black, Latinx, and Native American communities continue to...

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How Partisan Gerrymandering Hurts Kids

As state leaders try to expand programs that would provide child care, education, and other support for families with children, the politics of gerrymandering stand in their way.

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States Are Laying a Road Map for Climate Leadership

The United States lacks federal climate action, so state and local governments are leading the way and creating polices for a just and inclusive clean energy economy.

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Digital Contact Tracing To Contain the Coronavirus

Digital contact tracing, if built in a voluntary, privacy-protective way using Apple and Google’s new Bluetooth-based standards, may allow the public to play a role in containing the coronavirus alongside increased testing and manual contact tracing from public health authorities.

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RELEASE: CAP Report Details the Need for an Expansive Fourth Coronavirus Relief Package

Washington, D.C. — An in-depth report from the Center for American Progress lays out a series of recommendations for what Congress should include in its fourth coronavirus relief package. In the first three packages, Congress provided a down payment on the emergency response to the dual public health and economic crises. But with each passing...

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A National and State Plan To End the Coronavirus Crisis

A coherent, evidence-based plan is needed to reopen the economy without sparking a second wave of infections.

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The Enforcement of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders

As the novel coronavirus pandemic intensifies, officials must be vigilant in educating and persuading the public to adhere to stay-at-home orders, only using the criminal justice process as a last resort.

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