Food

Food

One out of 11 Coloradans struggles with food insecurity; the state of being without reliable access to enough nutritious, affordable food. This is particularly true in communities of color and for people experiencing poverty. Food assistance programs such as the...
Health

Health

Ensuring access to quality, affordable health care is a critical part of ensuring that Coloradans can thrive at home, school, work and in their communities. We use research and legal analysis to develop, implement and enforce policies that reverse inequities in access...
Housing

Housing

With the cost of living rising as wages remain virtually flat, the type of housing that working families can afford on their own is disappearing. Many who are unable to work also face housing security challenges. To ensure that every Coloradan has a home, we research,...
Income

Income

Through no fault of their own, people sometimes end up in situations where they are unable to work or find employment. Those who qualify for public assistance likely find that it is not enough to put food on the table or pay rent. Unfortunately, many jobs in today’s...
Expanding Economic Opportunity

Expanding Economic Opportunity

With wages barely growing in Colorado, many families struggle to cover the rising cost of housing, child care, transportation, food and health care. Meanwhile, the staggering wealth gap between White families and Black and Latino families reflects generations of...