by Senator Sherrod Brown and Peter Edelman | Jul 14, 2021 | Blog, COVID-19, Op-Ed
If you have kids, check your bank account on Thursday. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll see $250 or $300 in your account with the letters “CTC” in the line item.If you have kids, check your bank account on Thursday. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll see $250 or $300 in your account with the letters “CTC” in the line item. That’s because for the first time ever, we are recognizing raising kids as essential work with a bigger Child Tax Credit (CTC) for more families, and the option to get your tax credit as a monthly check or direct deposit.
by Peter Edelman and Indi Dutta-Gupta | Mar 15, 2021 | Blog, COVID-19, Op-Ed
The old approach is being replaced by direct assistance, but more help is needed
by Peter Edelman and David Jones | Jun 5, 2019 | Blog, Op-Ed
Nearly 10 years into an economic recovery, young people in the United States are still struggling. Youth unemployment rates are double that of the prime-age U.S. population, and an estimated 4.6 million individuals ages 16-24 are neither in school nor working. Youth of color face disproportionately higher disconnection rates and additional barriers to school and career success. Young people are forced to navigate too many uncoordinated, underfunded systems — often on their own.
by Laura Tatum, Indi Dutta-Gupta, Cosette Hampton, Anita Li and Peter Edelman | Mar 28, 2019 | Brief, Report
This report introduces a Youth Opportunity Guarantee of education, training, and employment for all youth ages 16 to 24 in the United States. After years of extensive research and consultation with well over 100 experts and stakeholders, GCPI has created a framework that integrates secondary, postsecondary, and employment systems to make long-term labor market success a reality for all youth in the United States.
by Peter Edelman | Mar 21, 2019 | BlogThank you, Jack, and Bill Treanor, and congratulations to all of you being honored this evening. It is a special occasion. I am so proud to be part of this Law Center and University. As much or more than any other law school in the country, we stand for and work for...