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Posts Tagged ‘diversity’

Ballot issue 302: Raising Barriers to Democracy

Ballot issue 302: Raising Barriers to Democracy

In this time of disaffection with government and the political process, populist ideas and candidates like Donald Trump are getting traction with promises of making broken things great again with illusory solutions.  Issue 302 fits that mold. [...]

Is City of Boulder Ballot Issue 302 Necessary? Would It Cause More Harm Than Good?

Is City of Boulder Ballot Issue 302 Necessary? Would It Cause More Harm Than Good?

At a debate on October 7, 2016 sponsored by PLAN-Boulder County about the merits of Ballot Issue 302—which would limit the number of terms that a Boulder City Council member could serve, proponent Andy Schultheiss contended that it would tend to [...]

SCOTUS, the Fair Housing Act, and Boulder

SCOTUS, the Fair Housing Act, and Boulder

The Supreme Court issued momentous decisions this session on the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage. In the shadow of those headline-makers, a decision strengthening the interpretation of the Fair Housing Act went less noticed. But the FHA [...]

The Atlantic | The Supreme Court Barely Saves the Fair Housing Act

The Atlantic | The Supreme Court Barely Saves the Fair Housing Act

"From a distance, the result in Inclusive Communities looks like a win. Writing for himself and the four moderate-liberals, Justice Kennedy explained that the disparate-impact interpretation had a lot going for it: it tracks two other Court [...]

CityLab | Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex Relationship

CityLab | Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex Relationship

"...tech hubs like San Jose and Boulder are outliers, illustrating the close connection between venture investment and wage inequality in these places." Read the entire article at CityLab: Tech Culture and Rising Inequality: A Complex [...]

Comprehensive Housing Strategy Concentrates on Issues of Economic Diversity

Comprehensive Housing Strategy Concentrates on Issues of Economic Diversity

At a PLAN-Boulder forum on September 5, 2014 about the city’s Comprehensive Housing Strategy, David Driskell, Director of Community Planning and Sustainability, explained that the strategy’s overriding goal is to expand the economic diversity of [...]

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

The 2013 Rad-ish Collective City Council Candidate Forum

Last night (10/23/13) seven Boulder City Council candidates visited the Rad-ish Collective, an activist co-op that does a lot of volunteering behind the scenes of Boulder Food Rescue. All photos by Zane Selvans The candidates had some motley [...]

Micah Parkin, a Fresh Face in Boulder Politics

Micah Parkin, a Fresh Face in Boulder Politics

This is the ninth in a series of candidate profiles written by students in Instructor Jeff Browne’s CU News Corps course at CU-Boulder. Lauren is studying for her master's in journalism at CU-Boulder. She graduated from CU in 2011 with degrees in [...]

La Fiesta!

La Fiesta!

photos courtesy Intercambio On October 13, 2012 Intercambio will host its 11th annual La Fiesta. If you’re not familiar with this event, it is a true community event that is affordable and accessible to everyone regardless of economic [...]

La Fiesta!

La Fiesta!

This year will be the tenth year for Intercambio's annual La Fiesta. If you're not familiar with this event, it is a true community event that is affordable and accessible to everyone regardless of economic class. Back in 2002, when we held our [...]

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