Insights Archive

Insights Archive

Tenants Waiting on Rental Assistance Should Not Face EvictionOfficials must work to ensure available rental assistance acts as intended to keep Coloradans in their homes and stabilize landlords and the state’s rental housing market.
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What's Next for Colorado's OFE: 5 Things to KnowNow that Colorado's created a first-of-its-kind statewide office of financial empowerment, here are a few things to keep in mind.
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Help Us Hear From Colorado's Unpaid CaregiversTo better understand the experiences and needs of caregivers in Colorado, we've developed a short, five-minute survey.
New Tax Reform Package Introduced: What's Inside?When we have a tax code that doesn’t adequately fund public services going forward — even though Colorado currently has a good budget picture, that will not last forever — then it doesn’t work for the majority of Coloradans.
Keeping an Eye on the Colorado BallotThere 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 LearnedAge 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 ColoradoAge 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 ProductsA 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 CollectionWithout proper protections and exemptions, low-income Coloradans are left vulnerable to exploitation by problematic debt collection practices and predatory lenders.
A Year in Covid
Making the Invisible Visible: A Year of COVIDInequity 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 EducationCOVID-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 ProvidersFFN 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 EconomyCOVID-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 WorkforceUndocumented 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.
A Year of COVID: Our Evolving WorkplacesPrior to COVID, our workplace policies were often inadequate. But now that we’ve seen change is possible, we must build upon this progress.
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