Series: Losing Ground http://www.kunc.org en Graduation Rate Focus Brings Education Gains For Colorado's Minorities http://www.kunc.org/post/graduation-rate-focus-brings-education-gains-colorados-minorities <p>Black and Latino adults in Colorado narrowed some of the wide education gaps with their white counterparts last year, according to an I-News analysis of new U.S. Census Bureau data.</p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:15:00 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Burt Hubbard 49930 at http://www.kunc.org Graduation Rate Focus Brings Education Gains For Colorado's Minorities The Lives Of Three Colorado Women On The Edge Of The 'Cliff' http://www.kunc.org/post/lives-three-colorado-women-edge-cliff <p>Perhaps the most important of the welfare reform measures passed by Congress 17 years ago doesn’t serve three-fourths of working poor families in Colorado a<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ccording to an I-News analysis.</span></p><p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:32:26 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Jim Trotter 45968 at http://www.kunc.org The Lives Of Three Colorado Women On The Edge Of The 'Cliff' In Colorado, Child Care The Key Between Self-Sufficiency And The Cliff http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-child-care-key-between-self-sufficiency-and-cliff <p>The measures passed by Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996 “to end welfare as we know it” were heralded as a ticket to economic self-sufficiency.</p><p> Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:00:38 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Burt Hubbard 45856 at http://www.kunc.org In Colorado, Child Care The Key Between Self-Sufficiency And The Cliff Proposal At The Capitol To Create Commision On Racial And Ethnic Inequality http://www.kunc.org/post/proposal-capitol-create-commision-racial-and-ethnic-inequality <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two Colorado lawmakers plan to push for a comprehensive examination of racial and ethnic inequality in the state as a precursor to future legislation aimed at closing some of the gaps that separate Latinos and African-Americans from whites.</span></p><p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 14:40:57 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kevin Vaughan & Burt Hubbard 40352 at http://www.kunc.org Proposal At The Capitol To Create Commision On Racial And Ethnic Inequality Confronting Challenges And Fairness In Minority Health http://www.kunc.org/post/confronting-challenges-and-fairness-minority-health <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Among the hurdles to attacking disparities in health between ethnic and racial minorities and whites is the confounding reality that some inequities have so far defied explanation and the differing views on what constitutes “fairness.”</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Rocky Mountain PBS I-News & Kevin Vaughan 39667 at http://www.kunc.org Confronting Challenges And Fairness In Minority Health