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Policymakers must focus on long-term structural changes in order to reduce the negative interactions of people with mental health disabilities with police.
Jan 11, 2024
Mia Ives-Rublee, Christina Stafford
As the country faces a student mental health crisis, state policymakers must focus on instituting policies that support schools in best serving their students’ needs.
Oct 4, 2023
Paige Shoemaker DeMio
The newly enacted Bipartisan Safer Communities Act can help schools and districts create safer learning environments without resorting to implementing measures that harden schools.
Oct 26, 2022
Emily Katz, Roby Chatterji, Akilah Alleyne
With the help of funding from the American Rescue Plan Act, governments are expanding their public safety strategies to invest in community responder programs that reduce reliance on law enforcement and provide communities with meaningful emergency management support.
Oct 12, 2022
This CAP Action collection features stories from people in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and New Hampshire whose lives have been improved by the legislation passed during the Biden administration’s first two years.
Sep 20, 2022
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The facts disprove the dangerous myths that the gun lobby routinely deploys following mass shootings in its attempts to undermine calls for commonsense gun reform.
Sep 8, 2022
Houston, Boston, and Newark have improved public safety through violence prevention efforts outside traditional law enforcement.
Jul 27, 2022
Rachael Eisenberg, Allie Preston
Policymakers could make behavioral health care, including mental health services, more affordable and accessible by enforcing network adequacy and parity provisions, lowering patient costs, and making networking with insurers more attractive for providers.
May 26, 2022
Honoring the Complex Experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities in K-12 Education
May 23, 2022
States and school districts have rightly prioritized student mental health as they start to spend pandemic recovery dollars, but they must do more to ensure that funding also promotes racial equity.
May 19, 2022
This fact sheet summarizes a recent Center for American Progress report on gun suicides among former and current military members in the United States.
Mar 10, 2022
Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Marissa Edmund
Rates of gun suicide are particularly high among former and current military members; there are steps that can be taken to address this challenge.
Mar 3, 2022
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