Highlights and News

May 6, 2014

Bell alum Adrian Miller wins James Beard award

We should have seen this one coming. When Adrian Miller was the Bell's general counsel and outreach director from 2001 to 2007, in addition to being a valuable member of the staff, we knew we could count on him for a tip on the latest, greatest rib joint. In fact, he'd offer it before we asked.

Food was Adrian's not-so-secret passion, and that led him to write his groundbreaking book, Soul Food, The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time.

May 5, 2014

Speak up! Tell your senator to support retirement security

The Colorado Senate is expected to vote Tuesday on a proposal aimed at helping more Coloradans gain access to retirement plans in the workplace.

This bill, House Bill 14-1377, is important for Colorado and could help thousands of workers take steps to ensure they have a secure retirement.

May 1, 2014

Success from the session: College Affordability Act signed

Colorado families will have an easier time paying for college in coming years, and that is thanks to the College Affordability Act, which Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law today.

Apr 29, 2014

Tell senators to make history, invest in adult education

Legislators can make history for Colorado by voting for a meaningful investment in adult education. The Senate Appropriations Committee will hear HB14-1085 on Wednesday.

Apr 29, 2014

Bell named to network devoted to reducing family poverty

The Bell Policy Center has been named one of 58 organizations nationwide to be part of the Aspen Institute's Ascend Network, a new group of leading organizations using "two-generation approaches" to reduce poverty and create economic mobility for families.

Instead of programs or policies designed specifically for children or adults, a two-generation approach looks at the whole family's needs and provides opportunities for children and their parents together.

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