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We just wrapped up the first season of our podcast, The West Steps, last week. You can now listen to the entire season to catch up on policy-making in Colorado.
Depression and anxiety are the most common complications of childbirth—affecting one in 11 people who experience pregnancy in Colorado. And only half of women get the treatment that they need.
This week, Nobel Laureate economist James Heckman released his team’s latest findings about the long-term, and now inter-generational, impacts of targeted, high quality early childhood investments. He based his findings on longitudinal data from the Perry Preschool Program that began more than five decades ago.
This is not normal. I tell myself that in the devastating wake of another violent episode on school grounds. Twenty years after the tragedy at Columbine this violence still occurs and our children and teachers are still dying.