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.

A Jobseeker’s Allowance Would Respond to COVID-19 & Beyond

This brief argues that a Jobseeker’s Allowance could fill gaps in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) system and help workers, families, and the economy by providing cash and employment supports for jobseekers left out of UI.

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.

Workers in a Factory


Promising strategies for creating more quality jobs


The next generation of tax & benefits strategies


Protecting & advancing inclusive & equitable democratic institutions









“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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