Anthony Lux serves as CCLP's director of communications. His areas of expertise include institutional communications strategies, constituency growth and network activation for cause-driven organizations. Staff page ›

Jun 22, 2022

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Remarks on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization

The following remarks are provided by CCLP's executive director Tiffani Lennon. An attack on access to reproductive health is an attack on access to healthcare. Today’s attack on healthcare affects everyone, but particularly those experiencing poverty, with a...

2022 Legislative Wrap-Up

This year’s legislative session has been an intense one to say the least, but with many positive results for Coloradans experiencing poverty. Major priority bills required research, testimony and support from CCLP — as well as our partner organizations, and our...

Last Week Tonight dives into rent hikes and evictions in Denver, nationwide

by | Jun 22, 2022

The most recent episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver explored the plights of renters across the nation facing skyrocketing rent and threats of eviction. During the “main story” segment of the program, host John Oliver referenced the 2017 research study “Facing Eviction Alone” which was produced by Colorado Center on Law and Policy in collaboration with Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.

“One study of nearly a hundred thousand cases of evictions in Denver found that nearly 90 percent of landlords were represented by a lawyer, compared to less than one percent of tenants. Which is not good.”

Watch the full clip below (CCLP reference begins at 14:05), viewer discretion advised. You may also read the full report referenced in the segment here in our resources library.

Recent articles

Remarks on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization

The following remarks are provided by CCLP's executive director Tiffani Lennon. An attack on access to reproductive health is an attack on access to healthcare. Today’s attack on healthcare affects everyone, but particularly those experiencing poverty, with a...

2022 Legislative Wrap-Up

This year’s legislative session has been an intense one to say the least, but with many positive results for Coloradans experiencing poverty. Major priority bills required research, testimony and support from CCLP — as well as our partner organizations, and our...