The Future of Work: Education & Workforce Gaps Affecting Colorado Women

Women make up the majority of postsecondary students and degree earners, but many still find themselves funneled into careers with low pay and little opportunity for advancement.

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Older Adults in Colorado’s Workforce

In a new brief, we explore the importance of older adults in the workforce and opportunities to bolster this part of Colorado's economy.

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Colorado’s Retirement Crisis: Updated Data & Analysis

Nearly one million Colorado private sector employees in their prime working years don’t participate in a workplace retirement plan. Learn more with our latest data and analysis.

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Respite Coverage & Private Insurance

This brief explores innovative solutions that can increase access to respite and help foster a healthier, more supportive, and robust Colorado.

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Universal Portable Benefits State Scan

Colorado has already taken some action to develop its own unique universal portable benefits system, but we can, and must, do more. Learning from other states can help.

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Career Ladders for Long-Term Care Workers

Long-term care workers are often underpaid, under trained, and lacking important benefits and career advancement opportunities.

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What Are Universal Portable Benefits?

It’s no longer a given workers will have access to the essential building blocks of economic mobility like quality health insurance, retirement savings options, or paid family and medical leave.

What to Know About Colorado’s Caring Workforce

The people who care for and teach our kids and support the needs of our aging loved ones are as much a part of our economy as those who benefit from these services.

Gov. Polis signs Secure Savings

With Gov. Polis’ Signature, Saving for Retirement Just Got Easier

The Bell applauds the work of the legislature and state treasurer for taking this critical step toward finding a solution to Colorado’s retirement crisis.

Caring for Our Caring Workforce: Strengthening Colorado’s ECE Workforce

What's being done and what can be done to strengthen Colorado's early childhood care and education workforce?

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