Youth Voting, Repro Rights, Family Leave and More

Posted on January 15, 2020

Six Policies to Promote Youth Voting: The Fair Elections Center and Campus Vote Project produced the report “Democracy’s Future: Proposals to Expand Access to Registration and Voting for a New Generation” which includes model bills about on-campus voter registration, on-campus polling places, preregistration of 16- and 17-year-olds, residency rules allowing students to register, student ID for voting, and students as poll workers.

How did the American economy become a disgrace? The question is not whether the economy is working for most Americans—it is not. The question is, what happened over the years to make it such an abysmal failure? For some answers, read the latest IdeaLog, our blog intended to raise eyebrows and engage minds.

What is a Community School? This video, created by Partnership for the Future of Learning, explains the attributes and benefits of Community Schools.

New PLI Repro Rights Report for the 2020 sessions: Many significant proactive abortion rights bills have already been introduced in states all over the country. Learn more from our brand-new January 2020 Repro Rights Report.

Paid Family Leave Increases Mothers’ Labor Market Attachment: A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows that Paid Family Leave increases the number of mothers who continue to work by 20 percent in the first year and up to 50 percent over five years.

New 2020 Progressive Agenda for States and Localities: PLI has just published its annual Progressive Agenda, which recommends 50 model bills and hyperlinks to 100 others. Download the Progressive Agenda here or contact for printed copies.