As a faith-based organization, Denver Works fulfills biblical mandates regarding caring for our neighbors, plus they tackle poverty in the most effective and eff icient means they know of, which is employmentRead More
The RTD Nonprofit Program, which makes discount passes available to some low-income riders, will not have increased funding in the second half of 2017.
RTD board members voted 11-3 on Tuesday night in favor of keeping the funding at $6.8 million, the same level of funding as 2016.Read More
KGNU Interview with Robert AndrewsRead More
Studies have found that the frontal lobe of the brain does not fully develop until a person’s mid-20s. Since that part of the brain weighs consequences to actions, that means that teens do not always exercise sound judgment. This looks different for white youth suffering from “affluenza” — a defense that blames a teen’s crimes on their wealth and privilege — than it does for minority youth.
Southeast Colorado Springs needs a systemic overhaul now. The onslaught of violence targeted toward black and brown men in our nation has come to a head. We can no longer turn a blind eye on the intersection of race and poverty and relegate their effects to certain communities. It's a Colorado Springs problem that residually impacts us all.Read More
Democrats' struggle in the southeastern part of town sheds light on some inconvenient truthsRead More