The administration’s new directives provide an opportunity to not only incorporate but also center racial equity in regulatory review.
To promote an equitable economic recovery and better support families, policymakers can use COVID-19 relief funds to begin addressing child care challenges.
During the pandemic last year, people living in majority-Native communities faced persistently high rates and levels of delinquent debt, nearly half had subprime credit, and some turned to high-cost predatory lenders to meet their financial needs
In many places, providing homeownership vouchers for current recipients could cost the government less than providing rental vouchers.
Without efforts to stabilize the child care field and to address the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, we risk permanent job loss.
Poverty Results from Structural Barriers, Not Personal Choices. Safety Net Programs Should Reflect That Fact.
The social safety net is fundamentally inequitable.
Closing the wealth gap requires short- and long-term policies that provide economic relief over the next year.
To meet the needs of adolescents, policymakers should consider redesigning safety net policies to build on young people’s resilience, strengths, and creativity.
Apprenticeships in tech provide paid employment, training, mentorship, progressive wages, and other supports.