Thank you to the loyal readers and supporters of The Colorado Independent (2013-2020). The Indy has merged with the new nonprofit Colorado News Collaborative (COLab) on a new mission to strengthen local news in Colorado. We hope you will join us!
Alesandra Tejeda is a senior student journalist currently based in Colorado Springs, studying environmental studies and journalism. In 2019 she interned at WUWM, the member NPR station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She has a passion for stories and the way they can move us.