The Denver metro's unsheltered homeless population has grown nearly 60 percent over the last five years, to around 1,300 individuals.
When the poorest of the poor cannot afford to pay a ticket, or when they fail to make a court date, they are often unable to post bond and can get stuck in a jail for weeks.
DPS has said more than half of teachers surveyed in high priority schools said an incentive influenced their decision to stay.
An annual index calculates how much a family must earn to meet basic needs. It’s not looking good.
While taking photos of Holocaust survivors, John Pregulman would often find his subjects struggling economically. Then he and his wife Amy started KAVOD.
The number of unsheltered people is on the rise, and so is the chronically homeless population.
Counties and the state don’t disagree over the need for an increase for families experiencing poverty — just how to pay for it.
Celebrating five years, Street Fraternity is committed to inclusiveness in what is perhaps the most diverse neighborhood in Colorado: East Colfax.
Colorado's median household income went up in 2016 while poverty and the number of people uninsured went down.
On the 2016 ballot: Amendment 70 would raise Colorado's minimum wage from its current level of $8.31/hr to $12/hr by 2020.