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John Daley

28 May 2019

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Increasing the availability of naloxone reduces the number of deaths from opioid overdose. In Colorado, the Naloxone for Life initiative, which began in 2016, has distributed thousands of kits to emergency first respo...

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Sam Brasch

24 April 2019

Colorado, United States

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In 2013, Colorado lawmakers passed a comprehensive voting reform bill which put a mail-in ballot in every voter's mailbox and allowed for same-day voter registration. Many credit the bill for boosting youth voting 13 ...

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John Daley

6 March 2019

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Nationwide, the United States is seeing a widespread addiction to opioid use. To combat addiction in Denver, Colorado the city is piloting a program that administers buprenorphine to combat addiction in conjunction wi...

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Ryan Warner

22 February 2019

Denver, Colorado, United States

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With community support from a network of neighborhood volunteers and financial support from a local business, the Bike Streets Project makes biking more accessible for those “interested, but concerned” about road safe...

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Natalia Navarro

19 February 2019

Denver, Colorado, United States

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In Colorado, four communities are piloting a program that offers low-level drug or prostitution offenders an alternative to prison. This program, known as Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion, matches the offender with ...

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Jenny Brundin

13 December 2018

Littleton, Colorado, United States

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After a high school in Colorado experienced a devastating act of gun violence, the state has taken steps to prevent similar incidences from happening in the future. From a Behavior and Emotional Screening System syste...

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Andrea Dukakis

9 October 2018

Lakewood, Colorado, United States

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Companion robots are making their way into Colorado senior living communities with the goal of providing meaningful company to residents. Equipped with a "soft human face," the companion robots mitigate against depres...

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Ann Awad

24 May 2018

Colorado, United States

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As Colorado's popular parks become slammed with visitors park officials are noticing dramatic environmental impacts to the areas. To mitigate against continuous damage, three parks - Garden of the Gods, Conundrum Hot ...

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Jenny Brundin

22 January 2018

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Only one percent of Denver teachers have the means to buy a home within the city's limits. Landed, an organization that has located places for California educators to live, is now expanding to Colorado. Buyers provide...

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Jenny Brundin

17 January 2018

Denver, Colorado, United States

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Denver Public Schools and other local organizations are encouraging teachers and students to experiment with the physical space and practical techniques of over-standardized curricula. Within these trial schools, call...

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Sam Brasch

17 July 2017

Aspen, Colorado, United States

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Hikers in Conundrum Hot Springs often do not properly dispose of their human waste, burying it or leaving it in the open where it can contaminate the water or make the trails less enjoyable. "Wag bags" are bags distri...

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