By Mitria Wilson, J. D. Last month, Tesla announced a partnership with the country of Dubai to put 200 driverless taxis on the road. The fact that Tesla and other Silicon Valley companies, like Uber and Google, are focusing heavily on research and development of artificial intelligence and automated technology comes as no surprise. Yet,
Millions of Americans depend on the Affordable Care Act for lifesaving care. As part of our mission to improve the health and wellbeing of all Americans, we produced a short animated video to illustrate the positive impact of the Affordable Care Act and educate people about the potential pitfalls of healthcare reform. Call your Congressional
November 14, 2016 The Honorable Barack H. Obama President of the United States of America The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20006 Attorney General Loretta Lynch United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530 Jo-Ellen Darcy Assistant Secretary of Army, Civil Works 108 Army Pentagon Washington, DC 20310 Governor
Center for Global Policy Solutions: Driving Society Toward Inclusion After months of protracted debate regarding our nation’s future, it all comes down to this: leadership matters. The United States of America has espoused the principles of democracy and opportunity worldwide. She has repeatedly chastised foreign nations for repressive tactics resulting in exclusion and the abuse
October 19, 2016 Katherine K. Wallman, Chief Statistician Office of Management and Budget 1800 G St., 9th Floor Washington, DC 20503 Docket No. OMB-2016-0002 Comments on the review and revisions to OMB’s Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity Dear White House Office of Management and Budget, Members of the
Since 2012, the Center for Global Policy Solutions has worked to lift up vulnerable groups and advocate for change under the guiding principle “making policy work for people and their environments.” We’re proud of our efforts so far. Among them: Our Leadership for Healthy Communities project engaged state and local policymakers in reversing childhood obesity.
The Center for Global Policy Solutions seeks volunteers to share their experiences with receiving Social Security benefits as a child or youth. Many Americans are unaware that children and youths receive Social Security as survivors of a parent who has died, dependents of a parent who is disabled and/or dependents of an older adult who
Although the number of minority-owned businesses is increasing dramatically, America is currently forgoing an estimated 1.1 million businesses owned by people of color because of past and present discrimination in American society. These missing businesses could produce an estimated 9 million more jobs and boost our national income by $300 billion. Thus, expanding entrepreneurship among
The majority of African American seniors (83 percent) lack the retirement assets they need to last the remainder of their lifetimes. Additionally, more than two-thirds of African Americans are liquid-asset poor, meaning that their combined assets alone are not enough to make ends meet. This infographic summarizes the findings of the fact sheets "African American Retirement Insecurity"
By Heather McCulloch and Elvis Guzman Now that most of us have just experienced the complexities of filing our tax returns, this is a good time to reflect on the role of U.S. tax policy as a driver of wealth inequality, in general, and the racial wealth gap, in particular. While tax day is now behind us, the mission of addressing the inequities within our federal tax code is just getting started.