Bell Policy Center expects to release its findings about wage stagnation and other factors squeezing Colorado workers Friday in its new Guide to Economic Mobility in Colorado report
Even in a strong economy like Colorado's, teens often struggle to get the work experience they need.
The Denver metro area closed 2016 with 40,187 people unemployed, according to a federal jobs report released Wednesday.
Only 3.5 percent of the Colorado's workforce was unemployed in October, the state says.
Just 2.9 percent of the workforce was unemployed in the Denver metro in September, BLS data shows.
Mayor Michael Hancock calls for community conversation after week of high-profile violence elsewhere
Mayor Michael Hancock, Denver Chief of Police Robert White and Denver Manager of Safety Stephanie O'Malley just spoke, calling for community conversations around violence.