Our Vision in Action

Every Coloradan should have access to strong local news. News that is fair and accurate, that informs and educates, that holds power to account and illuminates the life of a local community. COLab exists to help make that access a statewide reality through collaborative journalism, authentic community engagement and innovative business models.

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Serving Coloradans Through Collaborative Journalism

On Edge

On Edge is a statewide series on how the recent confluence of crises has tested Coloradans’ mental health.

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News Team

Helping newsrooms across Colorado grow stronger with reporting, editing, and hands-on training.

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COVID Coverage

COLab and its partners are reporting on the pandemic’s economic impact, public health challenges, and its spotlight on inequities.

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Election 2020

In the run up to the 2020 election, Colorado newsrooms joined forces to inform citizens statewide.

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Building Stronger Relationships with Community

News Voices Colorado

How do we transform local news so that it’s more inclusive of underrepresented communities and better serves all communities?

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Helping Newsrooms Innovate and Thrive

How We're Making a Difference

An Invitation: Black Voices Calling for Change

Dear reader,  Our slogan here at COLab is “Better News for All Coloradans.” We talked a lot about what we mean by “better” before adopting the phrase more than a year ago. We’re talking about it now as we prepare for a series of events next week led by Black

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