Insight

Opening the Conversation

There are times when she does not recognize herself. Who is this cautious woman whose heart hammers when she hears her kids cough or when the latest national political outrage

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Working Together to Do Better

Dear reader, I want to introduce you to Alfonzo Porter. He is the thoughtful and talented editor of Denver Urban Spectrum, which serves the city’s Black community. But he is much more

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Silver Linings

Dear reader, Has this happened to you? I’ve now lost track of the number of times I’ve uttered “What an unbelievable year!” or some variation of that. But today, I’m

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Working Through Uncertainty

Dear reader,  Yesterday, Susan Greene was hard at work — helping a trio of our partner newspaper editors prep for a project with the Colorado News Collaborative. She helped lead a

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The Pits in Our Stomachs

Dear reader, Words generally come easily for me. But I have been struggling for seven months to name how it feels to live through this time. The pit in my

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Finding Connection

Dear reader,  We at COLab think a lot — one could say “obsessively” — about readers, listeners and viewers of local news. We think about people we know and whom

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