Out-of-the-Box Solutions for Those Boxed In

Out-of-the-Box Solutions for Those Boxed In

Out-of-the-Box Solutions for Those Boxed In
We promote justice and economic security for low-income Coloradans

We promote racial equity and economic security for Coloradans facing poverty.


Our Focus

We envision a prosperous and inclusive economy that improves economic security and health for all Coloradans, not just the wealthy few.

How We Work

Through research, education, advocacy and litigation, we remove barriers that prevent Coloradans from meeting their basic needs and being self‐sufficient.

Research & Policy Analysis

We inform the policy dialogue by understanding Coloradans’ challenges and identifying solutions.

Legislative Advocacy

We build support for policies that make a difference for families with low incomes.


We pursue legal action when the system fails those who lack resources.

Coalition Building

We nourish and cultivate strong and effective partnerships throughout Colorado.



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NEWS RELEASE: Report reveals disparities before and after COVID-19

DENVER— Economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic have made the disparities along racial and geographic lines even more apparent, according to a new report released by Colorado Center on Law and Policy today. Published by CCLP, the 2020 State of Working Colorado is...

Give Medicaid clients the process they are due

Health First Colorado, the state’s Medicaid program, is critical to the health and well-being of the over 1.4 million Coloradans who qualify based on income or disability. Unfortunately, getting enrolled and staying enrolled in the program can be very challenging....

CCLP honors Colorado Champions of Economic Justice & Equity recipients

CCLP’s Colorado Champions of Economic Justice & Equity Award recipients will be honored during our Communities Against Poverty virtual event from noon to 1 p.m., Nov. 19. Details on the event, registration and sponsorship are available here. Every year since 2013,...

Why we support Proposition 118 and oppose 116 and 117

Though the presidential and U.S. senate races are getting the most media attention and “air time,” Colorado voters will have dozens of choices to make during this election cycle. In total, there are 11 statewide ballot questions -- in addition to numerous local...

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We depend on support from individuals to help us improve economic security and access to health care.

Colorado Skills2Compete

Obtaining the basic skills needed to pursue training and education