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HOW WE LEAD
IDENTIFY
Uncover and research systemic barriers to opportunity in Colorado.
ENGAGE
Build coalitions, drive discourse
and increase understanding.
ADVOCATE
Formulate, propose and promote
public policy solutions that lower
those barriers.
Nov 9, 2016
For more than 15 years, the Bell Policy Center has been a catalyst for change. Now, in the wake of what was likely the most divisive election in history, a conversation that brings us all together is desperately needed. It’s clear that we are at a crossroads for economic opportunity in our country. At the Bell, we are renewing our vision and the commitment to new ideas that move us forward. We are focused on answering the question on everyone’s minds: Where do we go from here?

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Dec 5, 2016
As we double down on our commitment to opportunity, we’re proud of the successes we have had in 2016. Below are five highlights from this year. In the year ahead, we will be building off each of them as we work to inform the progressive conversation around economic opportunity in...
Nov 29, 2016
If we fail to take action on a plan for aging, we risk having to make difficult choices in the future – choices that could stifle opportunity for millions of Coloradans.  Colorado should act now to meet critical goals for 2030 that, if reached, will ensure the success of “older Coloradans and their families by promoting health and well-bein...
Nov 23, 2016
Election-year Thanksgiving gatherings can be tough. Feelings are raw. Debates can get heated. Politics, and more importantly, policies, are important. If we don’t thoughtfully and respectfully discuss them with those with whom we disagree, we miss...
Nov 18, 2016
Colorado’s growing Medicaid expenses are being driven by the need to serve our aging population and the high cost of long-term care. Medicaid’s expansion under the ACA is not to blame. On November 14, Colorado’s Joint Budget Committee kicked off its first week of meetings to begin the long, intricate process of passing a state budget. The Govern...
Nov 16, 2016
Over 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day, and they are becoming more and more likely to spend their retirement years in poverty. The Center for American Progress reports that growing numbers of seniors are experiencing mater...