Tools and Memos

Throughout the pandemic, guidance for mitigating COVID-19 risk in children has prioritized those in K-12 educational settings. However, little guidance has been developed for children under 5 years of age who receive early childhood education or child care in group settings. Center...

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Rubin D, Coffin S, Fisher B, Gerber J, Matone M, Gerdes M

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security regarding the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In this response, PolicyLab experts describe the role DACA plays in ensuring a robu...

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La Rochelle C, Wallis K, Montoya-Williams D, Williamson AA, Guevara J, Whittaker J

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance regarding policy proposals to address unmet mental health needs.  In this response, PolicyLab experts answer questions, such as “how should shortages of providers specializing in children’s ...

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Young J, Pennotti R, Rosenquist R

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security regarding the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on “Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility." In this response, PolicyLab experts describe harms that resulted from the 2019 public c...

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La Rochelle C, Yun K, Wallis K, Montoya-Williams D, Gerdes M, Gregory E

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Congressional Social Determinants of Health Caucus regarding challenges and opportunities related to addressing social determinants of health. In this response, PolicyLab experts answer questions such as “what specific...

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Rosenquist R, McPeak K, Bryant-Stephens T, Vasan A, Cullen D, Wilson-Hall L 

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regarding barriers in USDA programs and services; advancing racial justice and equity and support for underserved communities at USDA. In this letter, PolicyLab experts answer questions...

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Guevara J, Pennotti R, Vasan A, Virudachalam S 

In May 2021, PolicyLab virtually convened more than 30 experts from across the United States for a workshop on state policy levers to address unmet social needs in the pediatric setting. This workshop grew out of a PolicyLab issue brief focused on ensuring that screening for unmet ...

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Rosenquist R, McPeak K, Wilson-Hall L, Dalembert G, Cullen D, Constant B, Scribano P, Vasan A, DeRubio T

PolicyLab responded to a request for information from the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce and the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) seeking input on design considerations for a public health insurance option. In this letter, PolicyLab...

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Rubin D, Rosenquist R, Strane D, Glaser A

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