Wages aren’t keeping up with living expenses

“. . . . Another revealing fact from Overlooked & Undercounted: populations of color in Colorado disproportionately experience inadequate income, with Latino/a households reporting the highest rate of inadequate income (47 percent), followed by African Americans (46 percent). That’s compared to 21 percent of white households.

“If anyone thinks that we have left persistent racism behind us, I think you just need to look at these data, and they tell a different story,” said Levy.