Post Tagged with: "Center for American Progress"

‘War on Poverty’ Anniversary Study Shows Support for Education

The Half in Ten Foundation and the Center for American Progress released a study recently that found Americans have strong support for education as a priority for reducing poverty across the country. “50 Years after LBJ’s War on Poverty: A Study of American Attitudes About Work, Economic Opportunity, and the Social Safety Net” found that 25 percent of those surveyed […]

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Women Politicans, Activities Launch Economic Initiative, Similar to AFL-CIO Policy, Action Plan

Saying the nation cannot wait any longer to make women economic equals, a group of prominent woman politicians and activists re-launched a comprehensive women’s economic initiative with a Sept. 18 symposium in D.C.

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AFSA attends Event Discussing Damages to the Head Start Program Due to Sequestration

AFSA attends Event Discussing Damages to the Head Start Program Due to Sequestration

On Wednesday, August 28th, AFSA attended an event held at the Center for American Progress (CAP), “Empty Seats, Lost Opportunities.” The event’s focus was on the critical Head Start program, and the damage sequestration is causing to the program, and more importantly, the children it serves. Head Start has provided comprehensive services for poor children since 1965. However, this national […]

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