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Format: 06-24-2018
Format: 06-24-2018
Just as a postsecondary education has become essential for getting a decent job and entering the middle class, it has become financially out of reach for many of America’s young people. State support...
August 20, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Just as postsecondary education has expanded opportunities for good jobs and entry into the middle class, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Americans. State policy decisions are...
August 20, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Demos
Center For Public Policy Priorities
The United States Student Association (“USSA”), the nation’s oldest and largest student- run, student-led organization, is comprised of more than four million students with diverse backgrounds who...
August 14, 2012 | Litigation |
Dear Representative: We urge you to cosponsor “The Equal Employment for All Act” (H.R. 321), introduced by Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN). In addition to the weak economy, job- seekers today...
July 13, 2012 | Advocacy Letter |
Leadership Conference
Demos
UPDATE: Read the Demos study on the retail sector at large and how low wages impact workers and the economy.  Why is it that America no longer makes things the way we used to? Between 1980...
July 2, 2012 | Policy Brief |
One of the most often-cited reasons for the STEM achievement gap is a lack of skilled and trained STEM teachers. The greatest percentage of under-qualified teachers at the K-12 level is found in STEM...
June 13, 2012 | Report |
Meghan Groome
Julia Rankin
Though your retirement or bank accounts statements contain no evidence of it, everyone who has an IRA, 401k, or any other individual retirement savings account pays a variety of fees every year. But...
May 29, 2012 | Report |
The conventional wisdom says that American households are deleveraging – after years of living beyond our means, Americans are finally paying down debt and getting our financial house in order....
May 22, 2012 | Report |
Signed into law on May 22, 2009, the Credit CARD Act has benefited millions of households in ways that directly affect their monthly budgets. Demos’ 2012 National Survey on Credit Card Debt of...
May 22, 2012 | Policy Brief |