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The hunger for news among Colorado’s immigrant and refugee communities In the age of...

Dear reader, Before the pandemic and all that has spiraled from it — the quarantines, the distancing, the business closures, the lost work and childcare,...
Laura Frank, left, helps a young journalist analyze data on immigration.

Meet our new boss: Introducing Laura Frank

Dear readers, We’re writing to introduce you to our new boss, the Colorado News Collaborative’s (COLab) Executive Director Laura Frank. Laura is a Denver native and...

Griego: No local news is bad news

“Tell me a bit about the broader consequences that we found happen to a community when they lose their sources of local news.” “Well, there’s...
One of 8 journalists to receive the 2020-2021 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellowship, Susan Greene is the inaugural recipient of the Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grant for Mental Health Investigative Journalism — a partnership between The Carter Center’s Mental Health Program and Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR).

“Bright lights in dark times”

Dear reader, Our apologies for our recent radio silence. Our new project launch with COLab (the Colorado News Collaborative) has us gathering string and casting nets...
Dreamers and others march in support of DACA in Denver in September 2017, the year the Trump administration sought to cancel the program and the last year new applications were accepted. The Supreme Court is expected to decide by the end of June whether the Trump administration's argument that DACA was an unlawful exercise of executive power has merit. (Photo by Tina Griego)

With Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on DACA comes more time, but no less uncertainty...

As of the end of last year, Colorado was home to 14,640 DACA recipients. They have always known their freedom runs on a clock....
Immigrant youth and their supporters rallied outside the Supreme Court of the United States on Nov. 12, 2019. Supreme Court Justices heard arguments on the legality of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows for temporary protection from deportation and permission to work and study in the U.S. for qualified young people. (Photo by Robin Bravender/States Newsroom)

A note about Thursday’s DACA story Standing aside to let people speak for themselves...

Dear reader, Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been interviewing Colorado DACA recipients about their states of mind as they waited for the U.S....

At nearly every turn in Denver, protesters confront a reason to march The marches...

Kenny White, a black man in his late 20s, joins the downtown Denver protesters near dusk. A speaker has just wrapped his exhortation to...

Our next chapter The Indy is moving away from a daily news site as...

Dear readers, We told you last month that big changes are underway as the Indy joins forces with the Colorado Press Association, Colorado Media Project and newsrooms throughout the state. We told you...
The Rev. Mark Lopez, pastor of Granite Peaks church in west Denver, has been holding Sunday services for 10 people at at time and live streaming to the rest of his congregation. (Photo credit: Screenshot from a recent live-streamed service)

COVID Diaries Colorado: A Westside pastor still holding services — 10 people at time

About this story: On Thursday, April 16, twenty-two Colorado news organizations sought to capture a snapshot in the day of residents from all walks...
Denver resident and DACA recipient Marissa Molina works from home on a day that included phone calls on how to get COVID-19 information out to immigrants and refugees and how to help Metropolitan State University immigrant students who are now struggling. (Photo by Brad Goodall)

COVID Diaries Colorado: For DACA recipient, pandemic brings uncertainty on top of uncertainty

Marissa Molina awakened at 7:42 a.m. on the 41st day sequestered at home as she does many mornings now — panicked. It is the...
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