Think tank

Center for Law and Social Policy

CLASP

Washington D.C., United States

The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization advancing policy solutions for low-income people. CLASP works to develop and implement federal, state, and local policies (in legislation, regulation, and on the ground) that reduce poverty, improve low-income people’s lives, and creates pathways to economic security for everyone. That includes directly addressing the barriers people face because of race, ethnicity, and immigration status. We also fight back against bad ideas as well as political attacks on effective policies and investments. Through high-quality analysis grounded in data and on-the-ground experience, effective advocacy, a strong public voice, and hands-on technical assistance, CLASP develops and promotes new ideas, mobilizes others, and provides guidance to government leaders and advocates to help them implement strategies that deliver meaningful results to people across America.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.clasp.org/

Address:
1200 18th Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, D.C. 20036

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
USA
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1969
Age (years)
Center for Law and Social Policy
 52
United States average
 39
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Charles Halpern
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Olivia Golden
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2018): Olivia Golden
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Olivia Golden
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Center for Law and Social Policy
 42
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
Center for Law and Social Policy
 40
% Female staff
2019
Center for Law and Social Policy
81% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Center for Law and Social Policy
43% 
United States average
27% 
Global average
34% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
Center for Law and Social Policy
 $4,355,511
United States average
 $21,077,089
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
Center for Law and Social Policy
 3,933
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Center for Law and Social Policy
 3,500
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Center for Law and Social Policy
 12,117
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Center for Law and Social Policy
 11,345
Followers (2017)
Center for Law and Social Policy
 9,466
Followers (2019)
Center for Law and Social Policy
 2
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Center for Law and Social Policy
 3,126
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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