Dozens of Colorado nonprofits are funding direct cash programs they say have led to economic stability for individuals and families.
10 Denver schools slated for closure still are “on watch,” Aurora has shuttered 8 schools and Jeffco will close 15.
What one Colorado researcher calls a “habit of silence” can have damaging impacts on older people’s physical and mental health
Women account for about 35% of people who are homeless in Mesa County, where the wait for subsidized housing is 3 years.
Many people transitioning from jail or prison struggle to reenter society without support. Mesa County’s new program helps with housing, jobs, transportation and mental health services.
People in Pueblo are at the forefront of an emerging partnership between activists, conservationists and a newly created state unit to quantify environmental justice hotspots in Colorado communities and the toxic pollutants that bedevil them.
The programs are especially critical given that farmers in the U.S. are aging faster than young farmers are getting in line to take their place. One-third of the 3.4 million American farmers are over the age of 65, according to latest Census of Agriculture.
Timing was everything for Jaiya Jermulowske and her husband, Kory. They knew they couldn’t afford to have two kids in day care at the same time, so the couple— who live about 35 minutes south of Steamboat Springs — planned their second pregnancy around child care. When her son, Kayson, was born, Jermulowske left her […]
Schools across Colorado began opening for the fall semester in the middle of August, with daytime temperatures reaching into the 90s in some places. Tens of thousands of Colorado public school students attend school in buildings with no air conditioning in their classrooms, and often—especially in buildings that are many decades old—no air conditioning in […]
The town of Saguache lies at the northern edge of Colorado’s expansive San Luis Valley. Flanked by the Sangre de Cristo mountains on the east and the San Juan and La Garita ranges on the west, Saguache spans only 13 blocks and houses around 500 people. The small size of the Saguache community means the […]