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Advancing Economic Security for People With Disabilities Report
Small-business workers are pictured. (Getty/lisegagne)

Advancing Economic Security for People With Disabilities

In order to advance economic security for people with disabilities, policymakers must level the playing field for disabled workers while also guaranteeing access to housing, nutrition, and health care for those who are unable to work.

Azza Altiraifi

State Options for Making Wise Investments in the Direct Care Workforce Report
A 92-year-old woman sits inside her apartment in an assisted living residence in Marlborough, Massachusetts, March 2019. (Getty/Jessica Rinaldi)

State Options for Making Wise Investments in the Direct Care Workforce

Policymakers must invest in strengthening the direct care workforce in order to improve the quality of care delivered to patients and to achieve better value for every dollar spent on long-term services and supports.

Madeline Twomey

Serving the Hardest Hit Report
People with disabilities wait for assistance after being rescued from their nursing home, which was inundated by high water from Hurricane Katrina, August 2005, in New Orleans. (Getty/Mario Tama)

Serving the Hardest Hit

As extreme weather events increase in frequency and intensity, local and federal leaders must ensure that people with disabilities are central to all emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.

Rejane Frederick, Rebecca Cokley, Hannah Leibson, 1 More Eliza Schultz

Protecting Basic Living Standards for LGBTQ People Report
A transgender father holds his 1-year-old daughter on her birthday, March 2017, in Michigan. (Getty/JJ Fabre)

Protecting Basic Living Standards for LGBTQ People

New data show that nutrition and housing assistance, Medicaid, and unemployment benefits are critical to LGBTQ people’s economic security.

Caitlin Rooney, Charlie Whittington, Laura E. Durso

Blueprint for the 21st Century Report

Blueprint for the 21st Century

CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.

the Center for American Progress

People Need Paid Leave Policies That Cover Chosen Family Report

People Need Paid Leave Policies That Cover Chosen Family

Nearly one-third of people in the United States have taken leave to support a chosen family member’s health needs—but public policy largely fails to support them.

Katherine Gallagher Robbins, Laura E. Durso, Frank J. Bewkes, 1 More Eliza Schultz

Disability Benefits Do Not Stop Men from Working Report

Disability Benefits Do Not Stop Men from Working

Disability benefits are not the cause of declining labor force participation among prime-age men.

Shawn Fremstad, Katherine Gallagher Robbins

Cuts to Medicaid Would Harm Young Children with Disabilities Report
Madeleine Mirante, age 3, plays with her father, Christopher Mirante, in their living room in Plainfield, Connecticut, on April 1, 2005. (AP/Bob Child)

Cuts to Medicaid Would Harm Young Children with Disabilities

Capping federal funding for Medicaid would make it harder for children with disabilities and their families to access the supports and services they need to thrive.

Rebecca Ullrich

Betsy DeVos’ Threat to Children with Disabilities Report

Betsy DeVos’ Threat to Children with Disabilities

The education secretary nominee’s singular focus on school choice through a voucher system puts the civil rights of students with disabilities at risk.

Meg Benner, Rebecca Ullrich

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