2023 Panels

Monday, January 9, 2023 – Fiscal Preview. Featuring the Colorado Fiscal Institute. In-person event: Not Recorded.

Monday, January 23, 2023Implementing Prop 123: Funding Housing in Colorado. Featuring Luke Teater with Thrive Economics, and Meghan MacKillop with Colorado Municipal League.

Monday, January 30, 2023Adult Education & the Future of Work. Featuring Katherine Keegan with the Colorado Office of the Future of Work; Cathy Slaymaker with the Colorado Mountain College; Paula Schriefer with Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning; and Jocelyne Bisimwa with Spring Institute for Intercultural Learning.

Monday, February 6, 2023Protections for Renters. Featuring Rep. Javier Mabrey from House District 1; Cesiah Guadarrama Trejo with 9to5 Colorado; Jack Regenbogen with the Colorado Poverty Law Project; Kinsey Hasstedt with Enterprise Community Partners; and Melissa Mejía with Community Economic Fedense Project.

Monday, February 13, 2023Tax Policies and Working Families. Featuring Caitlin Schneider with the Colorado Fiscal Institute, and Ealasha Vaughner with Clayton Early Learning.

Monday, February 27, 2023Overdose Prevention Centers and Harm Reduction Strategies. Featuring Rep. Elisabeth Epps from House District 6; Lisa Raville with the Harm Reduction Action Center; Sarah Axelrath with Clayton Early Learning; and the advocate Andrew Goodman.

Monday, March 6, 2023The Impact of the End of the Public Health Emergency on Health Care Access and Food Security. Featuring Carmen Mooradian with Hunger Free Colorado; Jodi Walker with Kids At Their Best; Liz Tansey with Covering Kids and Families; and Erin Miller with the Colorado Children’s Campaign.

Monday, March 13, 2023Medical Debt. Featuring Sen. Lisa Cutter from Senate District 20; Julia Char Gilbert with the Colorado Center on Law & Policy; and Isabel Cruz with the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative.

Monday, March 20, 2023Equal Pay and Paid Leave Benefits. Featuring Louise Myrland with The Women’s Foundation of Colorado, and Kaitlin Altone with 9to5 Colorado.

Monday, March 27, 2023Mental Health in Colorado. Featuring Ray Merenstein with NAMI Colorado; Bridget Anshus with Mental Health Colorado; and Danielle Ryan, Aide to Rep. Dafna Michaelson Janet.

Monday, April 3, 2023– Canceled.

Monday, April 10, 2023More Housing Now: The Future of Colorado’s Land Use. Featuring Rep. Steven Woodrow from District 2; Jonathan Cappelli with Neighborhood Development Collaborative; Cathy Alderman with the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless; and Jenny Gaeng with Conservation Colorado.

Monday, April 17, 2023Reproductive Justice and Abortion Access in Colorado: The Bills Passed in 2023 and Future Legislative Work. Featuring Arianna Morales with New Era; Mar Galvez with COLOR; Selina Najar with COBALT; and Claudia Perez with Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains.

Monday, April 24, 2023Earth Day: Climate and Environment Policy at the State Capitol. Featuring Megan Kemp with Healthy Air & Water Colorado; Christine Brinker with Southwest Energy Efficiency Project; And Andrew Forkes-Gudmundson with Earthworks.

Monday, May 1, 2023Making Colorado a more Welcoming and Inclusive state for the Immigrant and Refugee Communities. Featuring Victoria Francis with the International Rescue Committee; Ayah Al-Durazi with Together Colorado; Angelica Prisciliano with the Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition; Shaleen Morales with the Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network; and Elizabeth Wamukoya with the Colorado People’s Alliance.

Monday, May 8, 2023Addressing Gun Violence. Featuring Dawn Reinfeld with Blue Rising, and Eileen McCarron with Colorado Ceasefire.

Monday, May 15, 2023Journalists’ Review of the 2023 Legislative Session. Featuring Seth Klamann with the Denver Post; Bente Birkeland with the Colorado Public Radio; Jesse Paul with the Colorado Sun; and Marianne Goodland with Colorado Politics.

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