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Current Affairs: Silicon Valley Won’t Save You

In its report on the future of work in the automation age, Current Affairs cites CGPS’s “Stick Shift: Autonomous Vehicles, Driving Jobs, and the Future of Work” report. According to the Center for Global Policy Solutions, 93 percent of professional drivers lack a college degree; as they lose their jobs, they may need to turn […]

By |July 11th, 2017

Dreaming and Doing

A Brief History and Continued Relevancy of HBCUs in ‘Post-Racial’ America Download the Fact Sheet. By Kristen Broady, Ph.D. “While Dreaming is necessary, it is not sufficient; Doing also is required.” This quote is from the 2014 inaugural address of Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith,1 Ninth President of Fort Valley State University (FVSU) and Tenth Vice […]

By |July 10th, 2017

Infographic — Medicaid: America’s Largest Insurer

Medicaid provides coverage to almost 75 million people. Since the 1960s, the program has been one of the key factors in improving the quality of life for those who cannot afford health insurance. The infographics below are based on the fact sheet, “Medicaid: America’s Largest Insurer.” Right click to save them on your computer and […]

By |July 6th, 2017

Medicaid: America’s Largest Health Insurer

Download the PDF | See infographic By Dawn Godbolt, Ph.D. Medicaid is a jointly funded federal and state program that was designed and implemented to provide Americans who are financially vulnerable with access to health insurance. It provides coverage to almost 75 million people. Since the 1960s, Medicaid has been one of the key factors in […]

By |July 6th, 2017

The Hill: Poor women of color set to lose big under TrumpCare

In her latest The Hill op-ed, Dr. Maya Rockeymoore lays out the many problems she has with the Republican House and Senate health care bills. “Both bills take critical resources away from low-, moderate-, and middle-income households to subsidize the wealth of the rich — a form of class warfare and a gross bastardization of […]

By |June 26th, 2017

CGPS President: GOP Senate Health Care Bill an Unconscionable Physical and Financial Assault on American Families

Contact: Simona Combi, 202-265-5111, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org T. Kevin Walker, 202-265-5111, kevin@globalpolicysolutions.org WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017— Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, president and CEO of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a public policy think tank and action organization, released the following statement in response to the Better Care Act, the Senate GOP health care bill: The proposed Senate Republican health care […]

By |June 26th, 2017

ABC News: How the Senate health care bill will affect women

Dr. Judy Lubin, director of Allies for Reaching Community Health Equity at the Center for Global Policy Solutions, speaks to ABC News about the Republican Senate health care bill. There is currently no work requirement to be on Medicaid, the inclusion of this clause underscores the “false narrative” that “people on Medicaid do not work.”

By |June 23rd, 2017

Chanelle Hardy and Terry Lierman join Center for Global Policy Solutions Board of Directors

Google executive and Summit Global Ventures founder to help nonprofit fulfill its mission Contact: T. Kevin Walker, kevin@globalpolicysolutions.org, 202-265-5111 Simona Combi, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org, 202-265-5111 Washington, D.C., June 22, 2017—The Board of Directors of the Center for Global Policy Solutions (CGPS), a Washington, D.C., public policy think tank, has elected Chanelle Hardy and Terry Lierman as new […]

By |June 22nd, 2017

The Hill: Removing Civil War statues the first step in finally defeating the Confederacy

In an editorial for The Hill, Dr. Rockeymoore, a regular contributor to the popular political news portal, calls for the last remaining vestiges of the Confederacy to be done away with. One has to wonder why it took almost 150 years after the confederacy lost the Civil War for leaders of U.S. cities to begin […]

By |June 4th, 2017

New York Amsterdam News: Trump budget takes away from those in most need

For its story on President Trump’s proposed budget, the New York Amsterdam News quoted Dr. Maya Rockeymoore. “This budget, and the justifications administration officials have given for it, is a mean-spirited and immoral attempt to demonize America’s poor.”

By |June 1st, 2017