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2009 Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force

 


 

  Report to Legislative Council  

   

  Final Report 

 

 

 

Committee Members
Representative Senator

John Kefalas,

Chair

Paula Sandoval,

Vice-Chair 

Sara Gagliardi

Betty Boyd 

Daniel Kagan

 Evie Hudak

Ken Summers

Mark Scheffel

Mark Waller

 Al White
 

Staff Contacts:
Bo Pogue
Hillary Smith
Bill Zepernick
Kate Watkins
(303) 866-3521

 

To contact committee staff, please email:  PovertyRed@state.co.us

http://www.colorado.gov/lcs/PovertyReductionTaskForce


 

2009 Committee Schedule
Meeting Information

Time

Location
July 27

Agenda

Summary

9:00 a.m.
Legislative Services Building--Room A*
August 18  Agenda Summary  9:00 a.m.
Legislative Services Building--Room A* 
 September 8   Agenda  Summary  9:00 a.m.
Legislative Services Building--Room A* 
 September 22  Agenda   Summary 9:00 a.m.
Legislative Services Building--Room A* 
 October 13   Agenda   Summary  9:00 a.m.
Legislative Services Building--Room A* 
 October 20   Agenda   Summary  9:00 a.m. Legislative Services Building--Room A* 
*Located at 200 East 14th Avenue

Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force
 2009 Community Report 

 
Housing and Utilities Subcommittee 
Meeting Information

Time

Location
August 19

Agenda

Summary 

6:00 p.m.
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
2111 Champa Street
 September 2

 Agenda

 Summary  

 6:00 p.m.

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
2111 Champa Street 
 September 14

Agenda 

Summary

6:00 p.m. 

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
2111 Champa Street 
 September 30

Agenda 

Summary

 6:00 p.m.

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
2111 Champa Street 
October 7 

 Agenda 

 Summary

  6:00 p.m.

 Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
2111 Champa Street 
October 19 

Agenda

Summary 

 6:00 p.m.

 Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
2111 Champa Street 
 

Job Creation with Sustainable Income and Work Supports Subcommittee
Meeting Information

Time

Location
August 25

Agenda

Summary 

1:30 p.m.
SCR 352
September 1  Agenda Summary  8:30 a.m.
SCR 352
 September 14 Agenda  Summary  2:00 p.m.
SCR 352
September 17 Agenda  Summary  3:00 p.m. SCR 352

 September 25

(cancelled)

Agenda Summary  10:00 a.m.
SCR 352

October 16

(cancelled)

Agenda Summary 10:00 a.m.
SCR 352
 
 
Access and Coordination of Benefits and Services Subcommittee
Meeting Information

Time

Location
 September 9 Agenda Summary 9:00 a.m.
SCR 352
 September 17 Agenda  Summary 12:00 p.m.  SCR 352 
 October 1 Agenda  Summary 9:00 a.m.  SCR 352 
October 14  Agenda Summary 11:30 a.m. SCR 352
November 10 Agenda  Summary 9:00 a.m.  SCR 352 
 
 
Scope of Problem and Metrics Subcommittee
Meeting Information

Time

Location
August 26

Agenda

 Summary 

10:00 a.m.
SCR 352
September 2 Agenda

Summary

9:00 a.m.
SCR 352
 September 16 Agenda

Summary

9:00 a.m.
SCR 352
 September 30 Agenda

 Summary

9:00 a.m.
SCR 352

October 14

(cancelled)

Agenda

Summary

9:00 a.m.
SCR 352
 
 
Poverty and Education Subcommittee
Meeting Information

Time

Location
August 31

Agenda

Summary 

2:00 p.m.

SCR 352
September 9

Agenda

Summary

2:00 p.m.

SCR 352
September 14

Agenda

Summary

10:30 p.m.

Cross Community Coalition

2501 East 48th Avenue

September 21 Agenda  Summary  10:30 a.m.
SCR 352
October 12 Agenda  Summary  11:30 a.m.

St. Paul's United Methodist Church

1615 Ogden Street 

 October 19 Agenda  Summary 10:00 a.m. 

SCR 352

 
 

 Presentations by Meeting Date  

July 27

Measures of Poverty (Legislative Council Staff)

July 27

Bridges out of Poverty (Mesa County)

July 27

Overview of Poverty in Colorado (Lisa Piscopo)

July 28

Poverty and Economic Development (Dr. Martin Shields)

 September 22

2009 Homeless Point-in-Time Key Findings 

 

Testimony of Sheryle Hutter 

October 7

Recommendations Pertaining to Youth Homelessness (Andy Johnson)

 

Fact Sheet Pertaining to Youth Homelessness (Andy Johnson)

 

Homeless Youth Housing Continuum (Andy Johnson)

 

Homelessness and Parole:  A Survey of Denver's Shelters (Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition; Deb Ortega (Report)

 

Homelessness and Parole:  A Survey of Denver's Shelters  (Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coaliation; Deb Ortega (Presentation)

 

 Recommendations on Housing and Disability (Julie Reiskin)

 

October 13

Invest in Kids - Nurse Home Visitor Program 

 

Update on Poverty Numbers for Poverty Task Force 



Staff Reports and Committee Memoranda

Date

Title/Subject

 July 27

Measures of Poverty 

August 3

County Best Practices Report
 August 14  Memorandum on State Poverty Reduction and Economic Opportunity Programs
 August 14 Survey of Department Programs 
August 26  Common Poverty Measure Metrics 
 September 2       Definitions of Poverty-Related Terms  
 
Proposed Legislation

Bill 

Designation

Short Title Fiscal Notes Former Bill # Designation
Bill A
 Priority of TABOR Refund Methods
  Bill 1
Bill B
 Employer Liability Negligent Hiring
  Bill 2
Bill C
 Identification Documents Reduce Poverty
  Bill 3
Bill D
 Statewide Strategic Use Fund Evaluation
  Bill 4
Bill E

Suppl Nutrition Assistance Prog Outreach

  Bill 5
Bill F

Economic Opportunity Task Force

  Bill 6
Bill G

Vol Agment Affecting Rent Pvt Res Prop

  Bill 7
Bill H

 Collaborative Mgmt Multi-agency Services

  Bill 8
 
 
 
 

 


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