Insights Archive

Insights Archive

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.
The Tie Between Economic Insecurity & Age DiscriminationThe prevalence of age discrimination, its impacts on family security, and the knowledge we can do better are why the Bell supports stronger anti-discrimination laws in Colorado.
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2021 Legislative Session PreviewRestoring last year’s $3.3 billion worth of cuts will not be enough for the 2021 legislative session. Investing above and beyond where we were in 2019 is crucial to ensuring a Colorado that works for everyone.
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Colorado OFE Can Create a Road Toward Financial StabilityBy creating a statewide office of financial empowerment, we can create the systemic solutions needed to help Coloradans across the economic spectrum.
How Financial Empowerment Can Help Colorado's COVID RecoveryA statewide office of financial empowerment can provide crucial assistance to struggling residents as Colorado recovers from COVID-19.
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