In the Media

April 7, 2021

Media Coverage of Racial Disparities in Prosecutorial Outcomes

The goal of the study, initiated by the Denver District Attorney’s Office, is to increase transparency and ensure the equitable treatment of defendants. Denver DA Beth McCann held a press event to discuss findings from the study. 

    September 30, 2020

    News Release

    The Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab, working in partnership with the Colorado Department of Human Services, announces the launch of the Colorado Early Care & Education Workforce Data Dashboard. This interactive portal provides access to data demonstrating the size, breadth, and expertise of the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECE) workforce in Colorado. 

      May 12, 2020

      KKCO 11 News

      Colorado news station, KKCO 11, featured an article and news clip about the Addressing Food Insecurity by Improving Referral Systems between Medical and Social Services Providers in Mesa County project, a study conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (Anschutz) and led by Dr. Anne Nederveld.

        January 6, 2020

        Denverite 

        Online news source, Denverite, featured an article about Lab-funded project, The Intersection of Housing and Mental Health: Mapping Critical Social Determinants of Health, a study conducted by researchers at the University of Northern Colorado (UNCO). The Colorado Lab’s Deputy Director, Dr. Elysia Clemens, and UNCO PIs Drs. Jieun Lee and Ivan Ramirez, reflect on the research and outcomes. 

          November 26, 2019

          The Chronicle of Social Change

          Nonprofit online news source, The Chronicle of Social Change, featured an article on the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), a 2018 act aimed at expanded Title IV-E prevention services to strengthen families. 

          The Colorado Lab’s Deputy Director, Dr. Elysia Clemens, and a member of our University of Denver and Colorado Applied Research and Action Network (CARAN) community, Dr. Heather Taussig, shed light on FFPSA.

          Read the article: A Philanthropic Partner for Building the Family First Arsenal

          November 19, 2019

          A Mathematica Podcast: On the Evidence

          The Colorado Lab’s Director, Dr. Kristin Klopfenstein, recently spoke with Mathematica’s J.B. Wogan about the policy lab model at the 2019 Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference. 

            November 18, 2019

            The Colorado Independent

            Online news source, The Colorado Independent, featured an article about the recently completed Lab-funded project, The Intersection of Housing and Mental Health: Mapping Critical Social Determinants of Health, a study conducted by researchers at the University of Northern Colorado. 

              November 13, 2019

              News Release

              Researchers at the University of Northern Colorado completed a study mapping the places in Colorado where people’s access to affordable housing and their challenges related to mental health overlap, giving policymakers the ability to target state resources to help those most in need. 

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