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Despite arguments from the gun lobby and its allies, guns used for self-defense are not common, beneficial for society, or efficient in deterring mass shootings or criminal victimization.
Feb 12, 2024
Allison Jordan, Chandler Hall, Devin Hughes
Industrial facilities are most often located in or near Black, brown, and low-income communities who face the brunt of harmful industrial pollution, climate change impacts, and other environmental and public health hazards—something Harold Mitchell experienced firsthand in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Fortunately, the Biden administration’s long-overdue environmental justice investments can ensure that all people—regardless of race, income, or ZIP code—have clean air and clean water and live in safe and healthy communities.
Feb 2, 2024
Devon Lespier, Margaret Cooney, Hannah Malus, 6 More
Cathleen Kelly, Hai-Lam Phan, Matthew Gossage, Jeremy Hill, Andrew Sonntag, Toni Pandolfo
Cities nationwide are using three principal models to effectively dispatch community responder teams.
Dec 13, 2023
Amos Irwin, Rachael Eisenberg
This report compares three principal models that cities are using to dispatch community responder teams, answers frequently asked questions, and shares lessons learned.
Join the Center for American Progress as we celebrate 20 years of innovative policy solutions and look boldly forward to a progressive future.
Oct 25, 2023
Congress must maintain funding for a long-overlooked program that is helping to recruit and support more teachers of color.
Oct 19, 2023
The Biden administration’s historic investments support Latinos and have advanced racial equity for all Americans.
Oct 13, 2023
Gaby Blanco, Rafael Medina, Mariam Rashid
This fact sheet summarizes a recent Center for American Progress report outlining the need for a whole-of-government, society-wide approach to addressing the complex challenges posed by the opioid overdose epidemic.
Sep 21, 2023
Trinh Q. Truong, Debu Gandhi, Jill Rosenthal, 5 More
Marquisha Johns, Mariam Rashid, Dan Restrepo, Akua Amaning, Cleo Bluthenthal
The opioid epidemic is a complex public health crisis that can be ameliorated by addressing root causes of drug use; expanding access to treatment and harm reduction strategies; and reducing the supply of illicit opioids entering the United States.
Sep 20, 2023
The Tech Hubs program within the CHIPS and Science Act is a major opportunity to provide equitable access to industry for underserved communities and economic growth for the country at large.
Sep 19, 2023
Ashleigh Maciolek, Justine Gluck, Sara Partridge, 1 More
Please join the Center for American Progress for a conversation with Clarence B. Jones.
Sep 6, 2023
Please join the Center for American Progress to explore the importance of nondiscrimination in education, especially in America’s colleges and universities.
Aug 29, 2023
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
We apply a racial equity lens in developing and advancing policies that aim to root out entrenched systemic racism to ensure everyone has an opportunity to thrive.
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