Driving Home Costs Beyond Tuition: A New Look at Older Students’ Challenges Affording Housing

This report examines older students’ particular challenges to college completion and offers new estimates of older students’ spending on housing, which is typically the single greatest cost older students face.

Resources: Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis

GCPI ESOI is actively engaged in developing and advancing policies that would provide relief for communities of color, immigrant communities, and people experiencing poverty; support durable recovery efforts; and build economic security and opportunity for the long term.

Considerations for Child Care Providers & Workers Navigating Financial Support Options During the COVID-19 Crisis

This fact sheet, published jointly with the National Women’s Law Center, outlines financial supports available to help cover providers’ business expenses and to help workers who face layoffs or reduced hours.

Fixing Unemployment Insurance in Response to COVID-19

This fact sheet emphasizes the importance of focusing both on immediate changes to help individuals and sustained, structural fixes to fully respond to a crisis of this magnitude.

Fulfilling a Constitutional Mandate: An Overview of How Census Data are Used to Apportion the House of Representatives

This fact sheet, published jointly with Asian Americans Advancing Justice, provides an overview of the official apportionment process and timeline as a resource for census stakeholders.

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The next generation of tax & benefits strategies

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“Joined together, poverty and racism have created a toxic mixture that mocks our democratic rhetoric of equal opportunity and equal protection under the law.” – Peter Edelman, Faculty Director

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