The bill making its way through the Colorado state legislature has the potential to give free meals to about 18,000 Denver Public Schools students from low-income families who were not receiving them before.
“We’re using the same ingredients you’re using when you cook a scratch meal for your family.”
Denver students will start the year off with lunch debts paid off and a new promise that falling behind on lunch payments will not mean a cold “alternative” meal.
The 14 new studio spaces will be leased for $600 a month.
"The goal was to really create something that people who live up and down Blake Street and in the surrounding community could feel like was theirs to use," Arnold said.