Help former inmates succeed on the outside Re: “Prison population has declined,” Jan. 2 news story
CU Boulder misses the mark on diversity In May 1977, I was part of a group of students that took over Hellems Hall, protesting CU’s plan to eliminate the Educational Opportunity Program. At 19, I was forced to fight outside of the classroom for a chance to earn my degree inside the classroom.
The challenges of restitution Re: “Colorado crime victims owed tens of millions in restitution,” Feb. 2 news story
A peaceful protest in 2016 Watching the recent New Yorker Magazine/Pro Publica video of rioters in the U.S. Capitol made me think of my time as a protester when Donald Trump was elected. On Dec. 19, 2016, presidential electors across the nation, including Colorado, cast their ballots in their respective states.
We need relief now that doesn't leave people behind Re: “The 10 virus relief bills Colorado lawmakers just passed,” Dec. 3 news story
Kraft-Tharp for JeffCo I’m voting for Tracy Kraft-Tharp for JeffCo Commissioner. I’ve known Tracy Kraft-Tharp for the past eight years through Jeffco Dems while she served as a state House representative. The experience and compassion she has brought to her advocacy in the community, she would bring to us as our commissioner.
How we elect our presidents Re: “Time to elect the president popularly,” Sept. 6 editorial
No easy answers for parents, school officials At age 5, during the pandemic of 1957-1958, I contracted the H2N2 virus at school while in kindergarten in Ohio. I passed it on to my mother, whose multiple sclerosis had been in remission. She died of pneumonia on Oct. 22, 1957.