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Caregiving in Colorado: An Overview of the Bell's Recent Work
Since the release of the Respite Care Task Force's recommendations in 2016, the Bell has assisted on efforts to implement these changes and raise awareness about the growing need to support caregivers.
Colorado's Racial Wealth Gap: Wages & Labor
The final brief in the Bell’s current racial wealth gap series examines the reality of wages and occupations by race in Colorado and how the history of American labor relations has shaped this reality.
SB20-207: Needed Changes to Unemployment Insurance for Colorado’s Recovery
Colorado can not afford to further damage our economy by putting workers at risk, risking long-term insolvency to our Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, and burdening businesses in the short term.
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Caregiving in Colorado: 2020 & Beyond

Proactive and intentional public policy that recognizes the value and worth of caregiving for older adults will be necessary to create a stronger, healthier, and more secure future for families throughout the state.

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From Our President: The Bell & Race

As an organization, we have some work to do and questions to ask ourselves when it comes to bringing urgency and greater community engagement to our equity work.

Colorado’s Looming Eviction & Rental Crisis

By September, nearly 420,000 Coloradans will be at risk of evictions, having accumulated nearly $765 million in rental debt. Unless action is taken, Colorado could experience an eviction and rental crisis larger than the Great Recession.

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Lasting Damage: COVID-19’s Toll on Colorado’s Strapped State Budget

This in-depth blog outlines the economic conditions that are forcing false choices and deep cuts that will lead to lost opportunities for Coloradans, exacerbate and increase inequities, and lead to future costs far greater than those of prevention.

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40 Colorado Organizations Call for Federal Relief Legislation

With a budget shortfall of $3.3 billion and limited federal funds, working families will bear the brunt of Colorado’s economic crisis, the open letter warns.

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