Issue Brief Net-zero energy buildings—highly efficient spaces that require no net fossil-fuel consumption—have proliferated throughout the United States. The federal government must lead by example and step up efforts to free future government buildings from the need to consume fossil-fuel-generated electricity.
Issue Brief The Affordable Care Act can help address discrimination against LGBT people and their families in health coverage and care—but the law’s protections must clearly include sexual orientation and gender identity.
Issue Brief America’s homeownership rate stands at its lowest point in two decades. If structured right, lease-purchase agreements could potentially offer consumers a path toward homeownership.
Fact Sheet These fact sheets provide a detailed look at 10 groups of Asian Americans by national origin.
Issue Brief The March 17 election results will likely lead to a narrow right-wing government in Israel. The Obama administration must balance fundamental disagreements with the need to maintain its relationship with a key Middle Eastern ally.
Issue Brief The strategic rationale for the U.S.-Israel partnership must evolve with the changing geopolitical and regional context.
Issue Brief The recent 5th Circuit Court decision in a case that challenged the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has important, positive implications for the government’s defense of the pending challenges to the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration policies.
Issue Brief Women of color experience a wider gender wage gap, on average, compared with white women.
Issue Brief A final nuclear agreement with Iran may be within reach, but both Congress and the White House must remain vigilant and clear-eyed about the hurdles.
Issue Brief Legal disputes over gun violence, money in politics, and voting rights illustrate the profound impact that U.S. federal courts have on the lives of all Americans.
Fact Sheet Despite efforts to promote early childhood education, states must make additional investments in early childhood programs in order to increase accessibility and improve or maintain quality.
Issue Brief Educational outcomes for students with disabilities have significantly improved under the No Child Left Behind Act.