by GCPI | Mar 21, 2023 | Press Release
For nearly ten years, the Center on Poverty & Inequality has housed two initiatives: the Initiative on Gender Justice & Opportunity and the Economic Security & Opportunity Initiative. Given the unique focus of each initiative, the respective efforts have restructured as standalone Centers, enabling future growth of their work
by GCPI | Mar 21, 2022 | Press Release
After nearly eight years with GCPI, including five as the founding leader of GCPI’s Economic Security and Opportunity Initiative, Indivar Dutta-Gupta (Indi) will step down to lead the Center for Law and Social Policy.
by GCPI | Jul 22, 2020 | COVID-19, Press ReleaseEmergency benefits are critical lifeline for families and are keeping economy afloat; Cutting benefits would be “attack on black and brown workers” Progressives: Extend the full $600 with no cuts, tie to unemployment rate so support continues until crisis ends ...
by GCPI | Apr 9, 2020 | COVID-19, Press ReleaseWashington, DC – Today, leaders of progressive research, policy, and advocacy groups released the following statement calling on Congress to move quickly to pass a robust legislative package that meets the scale of this crisis. The leaders laid out four specific...
by GCPI | Nov 13, 2019 | Press Release
The tax code in America was largely written by and for a small number of powerful and wealthy white men. These laws comprise a set of hidden rules that help shape our economy in ways that exacerbate or mitigate gender and racial equality. Three new reports by the National Women’s Law Center—in partnership with the Groundwork Collaborative, the Roosevelt Institute, and the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality—investigate the many ways that our outmoded tax laws reflect the elite’s worldview, experiences, and biases at the expense of women, people of color, and low-income families and offer solutions to harness the tax code as a tool for equity.
by GCPI | Jul 30, 2019 | Press Release
The report introduces a whole-family, whole-community behavioral health approach: a vision of a society that adequately supports mental health, physical health, and social and financial well-being. The report offers leaders in the health care, criminal justice, child welfare, workforce, and other systems a united policy agenda to ultimately improve health and economic opportunity.