Bare Minimum: Why We Need to Raise Wages for America's Lowest-Paid Families

GCPI and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights make the case for raising the wages of people working for tips, the federal minimum wage, or less. This report is grounded in history, economics, and movements across the country, but particularly in the lived experience of our nation’s lowest-paid working people.

Working to Reduce Poverty: A National Subsidized Employment Proposal

We partnered with some of the country’s leading experts to develop a proposal for the first permanent national subsidized jobs program. Read more in the latest The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences.

The Difference Between Surviving And Not Surviving

A new report by GCPI and The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence on the urgency of strengthening public benefits policies for people facing domestic violence and sexual assault

Counting Everyone in the Digital Age

A report by GCPI and The Leadership Conference Education Fund on the dangers and opportunities of new technology used in the 2020 Census

Security and Stability: Paid Family and Medical Leave

A new report by GCPI and The Arc on the necessity of paid leave for people with disabilities and their families

Building the Caring Economy

Workforce Investments to Expand Access to Affordable, High-Quality and Long-Term Care

Donald Trump’s Budget Cuts Would Leave Many Americans Hungry

Faculty Director Peter Edelman and Rep. Joe Kennedy III on the future of SNAP and the administration’s proposed budget cuts

Lessons Learned From 40 Years of Subsidized Employment Programs

“A win for workers and their families, a win for employers and a win for taxpayers and the government” – Indivar Dutta-Gupta

Workers in a Factory

JOBS & EDUCATION

Promising strategies for creating more quality jobs

TAX & BENEFITS

The next generation of tax & benefits strategies

DEMOCRACY

Protecting & advancing inclusive & equitable democratic institutions

“Today, the minimum wage is a poverty wage. Significantly raising the minimum wage would help families make ends meet, while also reducing inequality and shrinking the gender and racial wage gaps.” – Peter Edelman, Faculty Director

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