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Introducing our new summer legal interns

We are happy to introduce our summer 2021 legal interns, Emiliano Salazar and Tessa Stackow! Emiliano Salazar is a rising 2L at the University of Colorado Law School. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2012 with degrees in...

STATEMENT: ‘Public charge’ rule would hurt immigrant families

The Trump Administration’s Department of Homeland Security recently posted new regulations that will harm the health and economic security of immigrants and their families, including thousands of families in Colorado. Colorado Center on Law & Policy strongly...

CCLP Board Hires Tiffani Lennon as Executive Director

Tiffani Lennon, J.D., has been named Executive Director of Colorado Center on Law and Policy. Most recently the President and CEO of Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation in Denver, Ms. Lennon brings expertise in fundraising campaigns, team and talent building to CCLP....

Parting Thoughts on Advocacy and Economic Justice in Colorado

Note: During a May 10 Legislative Wrap-Up event, Claire Levy talked about the role of advocacy in her last public appearance as Executive Director of Colorado Center on Law & Policy. What follows are excerpts from the speech. I want to use this time to reflect a...

Our Lucky 13: Thanks for a GREAT session!

The 2019 Colorado legislative session was a banner year for legislation that advances economic justice. Colorado Center on Law and Policy led or helped develop 13 bills throughout the session and we’re happy to say that all of them were approved by legislators with...

ACTION ALERT: Help These Bills Beat the Clock

Lawmakers still have dozens of bills to consider before the 2019 Legislative Session ends on Friday. Unfortunately, despite bipartisan support, it appears that many of these bills will die, not on their merits, but because of partisan delay tactics to run down the...

ADVOCACY ALERT: Support affordable housing in Colorado

The lack of affordable housing continues to be a crisis in Colorado, with no end in sight. A recent poll identified affordable housing as the No. 1 issue among likely Denver voters. But the problem is not isolated to the Front Range: Over 6,000 households in the...

Proposed federal rule would take food benefits from many Coloradans

Recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) already encounter far too many barriers to their health and well-being without additional limitations on their food benefits. In short, that’s why Colorado Center on Law and Policy is joining...