Keeping an Eye on the Colorado Ballot

There could be some fiscal measures on the ballot that would set Colorado back economically. Here is what we are watching, and what the consequences could be.

Age Discrimination in Colorado: Stories I’ve Heard & Lessons I’ve Learned

Age discrimination in the workforce is an increasingly prevalent issue in Colorado. Hearing the personal stories of those affected by this issue highlights why Colorado needs stronger age discrimination laws.

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7 Things to Know About Workplace Age Discrimination in Colorado

Age discrimination affects nearly one-third of older workers. Here are seven things you should know about this problem in Colorado.

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Q&A with Logan Jones on Alternative Loan Products

A year ago, WorkLife Partnership launched an alternative loan program as a counter to payday loans. We spoke with Logan Jones to learn how their program is going.

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A Year of COVID: Debt Collection

Without proper protections and exemptions, low-income Coloradans are left vulnerable to exploitation by problematic debt collection practices and predatory lenders.

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Making the Invisible Visible: A Year of COVID

Inequity defines the past year of COVID-19, but it was only shining a light on decades of inequity that have long lingered in Colorado.

A Year of COVID: What We Learned About Education

COVID-19 decreased access to education, while increasing the need of credentials for good jobs. What we learned over the last year has us rethinking education entirely.

A Year of COVID: Informal Child Care Providers

FFN providers help to fill gaps in licensed child care shortages and continue to provide care for families whose formal child care arrangements have been disrupted by COVID-19.

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A Year of COVID: The Economy

COVID-19 has revealed significant problems in our economic system. We cannot ignore the struggles of the many just because the larger economy is doing well.

A Year of COVID: Undocumented Workers in Colorado’s Caring Workforce

Undocumented workers in Colorado's caring workforce have provided critical care during the pandemic, yet they are exempt from many workplace and COVID-19 recovery benefits.