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Guest Post: A groundbreaking 2019 law opened records on police internal affairs investigations. The legislature...

Fourteen months before Colorado lawmakers passed the sweeping law enforcement accountability and transparency bill recently signed into law by Gov. Jared Polis, they approved a...
Protesters march from Sen. Cory Gardner’s office to Sen. Michael Bennet’s office during a downtown Denver protest on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. The march was part of a four-day campaign to pressure Congress into changing immigration policy and providing a path to citizenship for undocumented people.

Guest Post: Undocumented workers are essential. Let’s treat them like it.

As an American who has benefited immensely under our system of capitalism, I so want to believe the purpose of capitalism is to increase...
Protesters march through downtown Denver to demand justice for George Floyd, the black Minneapolis man killed by a white police officer on May 25, 2020. (Photo by Evan Semón, Evan Semón Photography)

Guest Post: Beyond the tears and protests: let’s stand-up, act and spark change

Amid the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, another plague likely to outlast the virus runs deep in the history of American life - systemic...
Welton Street in Denver on the fifth day of protests in reaction to the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. June 1, 2020.

Guest Post: Amid unrest and grief, inaction is not an option

We, the student leaders at the Sturm College of Law, stand in solidarity with our colleagues and community of color. Our society is in...
Protesters with arms raised in front of a line of police near Colfax Ave. in Denver on May 31, 2020.

Guest Post: Militarized police force sends wrong message to protesters and police alike

The protests in downtown Denver come from a place of fear, anger, and distrust. The narrative during the first four days of protests seemed...
People protesting the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd line the street outside the Fort Collins Police Department headquarters in Fort Collins, CO on May 29, 2020. (Photo by Tina Griego)

Guest Post: Moving toward justice requires all of us

"In these uncertain times.” For the past two-and-a-half months, I’ve struggled with this phrase. While much about this moment is, in fact, uncertain –...

Guest Post: Colorado is in a health and financial crisis. A public bank is...

The state of Colorado and nation are reeling badly, with no real solutions in sight. The state budget faces a $3 billion shortfall. The...

Guest Post: Provide Colorado’s immigrant families rental relief

Ana and her husband, both undocumented housekeepers for a hotel in Vail, have been dreading the arrival of the first of the month.  They...
A BLM intern works to identify idle oil wells and urge operators to either put them back in production or plug them permanently. Abandoned oil and gas wells can be pathways for methane to leak into the atmosphere. (Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management)

Guest Post: Protect our public lands from the consequences of this recession

The long-term economic impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic are likely to be profound, affecting nearly all sectors of our lives. One effect that hasn’t...
Photo credit: Getty creative images via Pushkin PR

Guest Post: Will we still be there for nurses once the pandemic passes? Are...

I am a registered nurse. In May I will join nurses around the world to honor our profession as we celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th...
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