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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...

Guest Post: Local news collaboration in the time of COVID-19

The image is familiar, even mundane, to most of us now: a dozen or more faces peer out against various backgrounds – some real,...
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Guest Post: The Trump administration is failing Latinx communities Latinx people have been disproportionately...

Early last month, I had my first coronavirus scare. I attended an event along with a pastor I had known for years. Less than...
For so many vulnerable Americans, Medicaid is the only way to get health care.

Guest Post: Medicaid saved my son’s life, it saves lives in a pandemic too

As the U.S. grapples with the spread of COVID-19, it is more important than ever before that every American has access to quality, affordable...
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