The West Steps

A bridge to families in extreme poverty

February 14, 2020 Colorado Children's Campaign Season 2 Episode 6
The West Steps
A bridge to families in extreme poverty
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The West Steps
A bridge to families in extreme poverty
Feb 14, 2020 Season 2 Episode 6
Colorado Children's Campaign

Sen. Rhonda Fields joins us to explore a simple and significant way to help Colorado families living in extreme poverty--below $12,000 a year in annual income for a family of four. Legislators are considering a bill that would increase temporary Basic Cash Assistance in response to the significant increased costs of housing and other needs in Colorado, and add an annual cost of living increase. With 65,000 children living in extreme poverty in Colorado, this assistance helps balance out the negative effects of the stress and trauma of living in poverty. Visit CWEE here and sign up for our newsletter here

Support the show (https://www.coloradokids.org/)

Show Notes

Sen. Rhonda Fields joins us to explore a simple and significant way to help Colorado families living in extreme poverty--below $12,000 a year in annual income for a family of four. Legislators are considering a bill that would increase temporary Basic Cash Assistance in response to the significant increased costs of housing and other needs in Colorado, and add an annual cost of living increase. With 65,000 children living in extreme poverty in Colorado, this assistance helps balance out the negative effects of the stress and trauma of living in poverty. Visit CWEE here and sign up for our newsletter here

Support the show (https://www.coloradokids.org/)