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OUR ISSUES

The Bell Policy Center promotes public policies that help families get ahead and stay ahead economically. Economic security for families is key to making Colorado a state of opportunity for all. Barriers to family economic security include: Stagnant family incomes. Family incomes have failed to keep pace with economic growth si...
The Bell Policy Center seeks to use constitutional reform and tax modernization to ensure adequate funding for public services that help families get ahead and stay ahead. Colorado’s public sector is a key partner in creating conditions that foster opportunity, but it faces structural challenges that threaten its ability to play that...
The Bell Policy Center is at the forefront of the effort to address the challenges of Colorado’s rapidly aging population. Our goal is to improve quality of life, protect family integrity and financial security, and hold down costs to the public and private secto...
The Bell Policy Center advocates to transform postsecondary education so that all students have the opportunity for academic and workforce success. Education is a key gateway to the American dream. By 2020, almost 75 percent of jobs in Colorado will require some postsecondary credential, and that is driving more adult, nontradit...
The Bell Policy Center is working to rebuild Coloradans’ understanding of the public sector’s central role in helping families reach for the American Dream. Colorado’s public sector is an essential partner in creating conditions that foster opportunity, but a significant barrier exists: Distrust of government. Historically high nega...
"Ideas that Work” is our new project designed to tell the stories of Coloradans who come together to tackle problems that can’t be solved by individuals alone. All too often, we talk about what’s wrong and we don’t hear about the efforts to generate and implement solutions. The result is that many of us think that our problems just can’t be...