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Dwyer Gunn

Articles By Dwyer Gunn

Can Denver Public Schools Help Kids Experiencing Trauma?

How one local school is nurturing students who’ve experienced childhood trauma—and how the rest of Denver Public Schools is attempting to follow suit.


4 Things You Need to Know About DACA in Colorado

Colorado is home to approximately 17,000 “Dreamers” who will be affected by the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Behind Denver’s New Immigration Ordinance Is An Engaged Group of Citizens

The Denver City Council passed a sweeping immigration ordinance on August 28 that was a result of a compromise with Mayor Michael Hancock. Behind the scenes, advocates have been working to drum up citizen support for the order, which may prove to be a model for other U.S. cities.

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5 Ways the Senate’s Health Care Bill Would Affect Coloradans

Premiums may go down for certain populations, but some estimates find that hundreds of thousands of Coloradans could lose their coverage under the GOP’s latest plan.

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Local Immigrant Groups Launch 24-Hour Rapid Response Network

Potential immigration enforcement activities can be reported to the network, who can help confirm their veracity and legality.

Cory Gardner

How the AHCA Would Affect Medicaid in Colorado

Approximately 600,000 Colorado residents would lose their Medicaid coverage by 2030 if the Republicans’ current repeal-and-replace healthcare bill passes the Senate.

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Aurora Declares It’s Not a Sanctuary City

What does this mean for one of the state’s largest immigrant communities?

Inside the Fight to Increase Colorado’s Minimum Wage

Despite local and nationwide protests, a $15 minimum wage is still just a dream for local low-wage workers. 

New Projects Aim to Make Northern Colorado a Destination

Northern Colorado is in the process of developing four new economic attractions—all of which are designed to appeal to families visiting the region.  

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