Creating a moral economy this Labor Day – Rev. Bonita Bock

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This Labor Day provides an important moment for people of faith to reflect on the purpose of our government and our economy. At Together Colorado, a statewide faith-driven organization, we believe that our faith traditions compel us to create a moral and communal economy. We believe that our economy exists to serve people which includes […]

10% TANF Increase Passes After Almost a Decade!

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Colorado’s Human Services Board voted 6-2 to increase the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) monthly grant by 10%, $46/month, on July 6. It had passed a first hearing in June, in the face of substantial opposition by some counties, who are reluctant to spend surplus TANF funds that they have on hand. This increase […]

As groups reflect on the 2018 legislative session and look ahead to 2019, middle class economic security takes center-stage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Felicia Griffin, Executive Director, United for a New Economy (UNE) – [email protected] – 720-626-5746 Following the end of Colorado’s 2018 legislative session, organizations representing a diverse range of communities across the state launched a new initiative highlighting successes and next steps for a number of key initiatives aimed at boosting prosperity for hard-working Coloradans. […]