GP In The News

The Leslie Marshall Show: IPCC Climate & Land Report – Ensuring Equitable Solutions to Climate Change
On today’s episode, Charlotte Hancock and Brent J. Cohen are joined by Kerene Tayloe, the Director of Federal Legislative Affairs at WE ACT for Environmental Justice, and Guillermo Ortiz, a research assistant on the Center for American Progress’s Energy and
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The Leslie Marshall Show: Shooting in El Paso + Return of White Supremacist Rhetoric
Generation Progress guest hosts Charlotte Hancock and Brent J. Cohen speak with Mario Carillo, Texas State Director of America’s Voice, about the horrific mass shooting in El Paso, TX and the racist manifesto authored by the shooter. In the second segment
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The Leslie Marshall Show: Fighting for Rights of Undocumented Americans and LGBTQ Students
In today’s “GenProgress Takeover,” live from the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., Charlotte Hancock and Brent J. Cohen tackle the ongoing ICE raids throughout the country and the latest threats to LGBTQ students’ rights.  
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Advisories, Statements and Releases

STATEMENT: Generation Progress’s Brent J. Cohen Applauds Legislation Proposing Student Loan Debt Cancellation
Washington, D.C. – In June, Generation Progress and the Center for American Progress released a policy menu paper detailing six possible fixes to alleviate the burden for current student loan borrowers. The report demands that solutions for current borrowers go hand
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RELEASE: How To Address the $1.5 Trillion in Current Student Loan Debt
Washington, D.C. — As college costs skyrocket and student loan debt tops $1.5 trillion, college affordability has become a hot-button issue nationwide, prompting policymakers and candidates alike to consider ways to address the growing affordability gap. But along with tackling
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STATEMENT: Brent J. Cohen on What the House Passage of the American Dream and Promise Act Means to Young People
Washington, D.C. – This evening, the House of Representatives passed the Dream and Promise Act of 2019 (H.R. 6). H.R. 6 provides vital, permanent protections—including a pathway to citizenship—for 2.5 million Dreamers and holders of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred
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