3 Things You Need to Know about Florida’s Ban of AP African American Studies

As you may have heard, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced last week that he would ban a pilot program for an Advanced Placement (AP) African American Studies course. While students, teachers, activists, and legislators in Florida speak out in opposition to this decision, there are a few crucial things you should know about the ban. We’ll continue to track this …

Economic Empowerment + Abundance

There are numerous avenues to economic empowerment for families, particularly those from systematically disenfranchised and under-resourced communities. How can we talk about measuring economic well-being through the lens of care, justice, and power? And what, exactly, do we mean when we talk about economic empowerment? We use economic empowerment to describe equitably allocating resources to families and communities and ending …

THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT CALLS ON CONGRESS TO RESTORE THE EXPANDED CHILD TAX CREDIT

For Immediate Release | December 16, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communicationsjim@expectations.org New Campaign mobilizes teachers, parents, students, and community members to join justice-motivated advocates in holding Congress accountable in their responsibility to support children and their families.  Today, The Expectations Project, a D.C.-based nonprofit mobilizing people of faith to demand excellent public schools for children …

Redistributive Policies + Economic Empowerment

There are numerous avenues to economic empowerment for families, particularly those from systematically disenfranchised and under-resourced communities. Policy solutions, like tax credits and other redistributive policies, that foster liquidity and resources for Black Americans can significantly improve intergenerational economic mobility and mitigate the impacts of long-standing systemic deprivation. At TEP, we are particularly interested in solutions that help Black families …

Economic Empowerment & the Child Tax Credit

There are numerous avenues to economic empowerment for families, particularly those from systematically disenfranchised and under-resourced communities. One particularly relevant avenue is tax credits, a government program that places money in the hands of various groups toward the goal of economic stability and sustainability. Right now, the Child Tax Credit (CTC), a program that could be an invaluable resource to …

THE EXPECTATIONS PROJECT LAMENTS ASSAULT ON BODILY AUTONOMY

For Immediate Release | June 24, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communicationsjim@expectations.org A Call for a Faithful Witness in Pursuit of Collective Liberation Today, The Expectations Project released a statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, effectively overturning the 50-year precedent established in Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed …