Sunday, June 5, 2011

State of Working Colorado: Poverty and disability – Greater need

People with disabilities in Colorado experience a rate of poverty roughly one-third higher than their fellow Coloradans. Seventeen percent of Coloradans with a disability lived below the poverty line in 2009, compared to 13 percent of the population without disability.

For more insights, including detailed policy recommendations for enhancing economic security for all Coloradans, check out the State of Working Colorado 2010.

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