Without federal relief funds, many child care programs will close, disproportionately affecting women’s labor force participation.
The Opportunity and Counseling Corps: Helping K-12 Students and Young Adults Recover From the Coronavirus Crisis
Investing in an Opportunity and Counseling Corps would provide tutoring, counseling, and other supports to students as well as employment and skill development for young adults to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus.
Washington, D.C. — Center for American Progress Economist Michael Madowitz released the following statement today on the July 2020 employment situation figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: After the worst GDP report in U.S. history last week, today’s jobs numbers cement President Donald Trump’s position as the worst jobs president in recorded history. Economists and public health...
The Supreme Court’s response to the coronavirus pandemic lacked organization and transparency, and it must be better prepared for the future.
Premature reopening of indoor dining and bars in other U.S. regions has been followed by spread of the virus.
Amid stalled negotiations on a second COVID-19 stimulus package, Brian Katulis and Aaron Klein discuss how President Trump's governing agenda guts America's global competitiveness.
This report details the components needed to effectively prepare middle school students for rigorous high school pathways that will lead to success in college and careers.
In its next COVID-19 relief package, Congress must include specific environmental justice provisions to ensure equitable access to safe, clean drinking water and sanitation services.
In states and tribal communities across the country, home visitors continue to support families’ basic needs and emotional well-being throughout a period of high stress and economic instability brought on by the pandemic and recession.
The safety and health of prison and jail populations must be prioritized to protect incarcerated individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic and future emergencies.
The Federal Reserve should not be throwing a public lifeline to an industry that is stoking serious risks to the financial system, economy, and environment.
Washington, D.C. — Today, the Center for American Progress and other advocates representing students and taxpayers sent a letter to leaders in Congress calling on them to adopt in COVID-19 relief legislation a distribution formula for higher education stimulus that is more equitable than that used in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which...
Social Security Benefits for Workers Turning 60 in 2020 Will Very Likely Drop Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Congress could pass legislation that would prevent this outcome.
All Americans should have access to online and same-day voter registration.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, schools need additional mental health funding and support that is implemented with a racial equity lens.