ON THE ISSUES
Colorado is often called the healthiest state in America but this doesn’t mean we don’t have challenges to overcome. We need a comprehensive health perspective that encompasses everyone from childhood to senior health care.
Every child deserves a high-quality school in their neighborhood. Education is the cornerstone of a just society, it lifts families out of poverty; it keeps people out of jails and prisons; it helps strengthen our local economy and attract jobs.
As senior policy advisor on Human Services, Leslie learned first hand the impact that our state-funded safety net programs have on families across Colorado. It’s the state’s responsibility to ensure that the most vulnerable of us can break the cycle of poverty.