Denver Public Schools paraprofessionals rally for higher pay they say is “not a living wage”

5/17/2022 5:01:00 PM

“It’s not a livable wage,” said Carolina Galvan, a paraprofessional at Valdez Elementary. “It’s a poverty wage. We deserve better. Our families deserve better.”

“It’s not a livable wage,” said Carolina Galvan, a paraprofessional at Valdez Elementary. “It’s a poverty wage. We deserve better. Our families deserve better.”

Roughly 200 Denver Public Schools employees, parents and other community members held a rally Monday evening at Valdez Elementary School, calling on the district to raise the minimum wage for its w…

May 17, 2022 at 6:00 a.By May 15, 2022 at 10:43 am Filed Under: Denver News (CBS4) – Hundreds gathered underneath the Colfax viaduct in Sun Valley Saturday for the first ever Sun Valley Rising Viaduct Night Market.Elevation change : 400 feet If you’re exploring Denver for the first time, people probably will urge you to visit the world-famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which some regard as the world’s greatest concert venue because of the way it was built between two enormous red sandstone rock formations.Sunday, May 15, 2 to 5 p.

m.| UPDATED: May 17, 2022 at 6:06 a.“You’re looking at what traditionally has been a parking lot,” said Dan Shah, executive director for the West Colfax Business Improvement District.m.And if you go all the way to the southern edge of the shelf — about 2 miles from the trailhead — you can look down on Red Rocks just to the south.Bonnie Saenz spends about $40 each month from her own paycheck to buy slime, bouncy balls and other trinkets for students at Marie L.It all comes together and just creates a space that’s fun.Greenwood, Early-8 to praise them for progress they make in reading.Do you know of a great free event in Denver? We'll be updating this list through the week; send information to.

“I’m not the only one,” the paraprofessional said.According to Shah, the idea is to reimagine underused spaces and even improve them.To reach the view of Red Rocks on the shelf, take the Village Walk trail to the Red Rocks trail.“All teachers do that.All (paraprofessionals) do that.Among the dozens of vendors, several community groups spent the evening engaging community, including the Denver Streets Partnership.” But Saenz, who gets paid $15.Take that trail, which crosses a creek with dense vegetation on both sides of the trail.87 an hour, said it’s hard to make ends meet, which is why she’s urging the district to give support staff raises.“We want to demonstrate the possibilities of rethinking these spaces,” said Jill Locantore, executive director of the Denver Streets Partnership.

Every month, there are one or two bills that won’t get paid until the next month, she said.“You’re never fully paying your bills,” she said.After cooking in this neighborhood for years, he launched his new concept, Litto’s Taquitos Saturday.Continue south until you see the trail drop off into Red Rocks Park.Roughly 200 Denver Public Schools employees, parents and other community members held a rally Monday evening at Valdez Elementary School, calling on the state’s largest school district to raise the minimum wage for its workers, including paraprofessionals, to $20 an hour.The district pays paraprofessionals, who provide support in classrooms, $15.“Sun Valley is very community oriented, has a lot of talent, and I think the night market here is that platform here for us to showcase those talents.87 per hour, which is not enough for them to buy homes or even health insurance, and leaving many of them to work multiple jobs or to look for other jobs to make ends meet, employees said during the rally.

“It’s not a livable wage,” said Carolina Galvan, a paraprofessional at Valdez Elementary.Organizers say such spaces will be an important way to showcase the community and include its input as the area sees new changes and development nearly every day.“It’s a poverty wage.We deserve better.” It’s really important that we show that these people have lived here for a long time, and they’ve built a community, and they deserve to reap the benefits of everything that’s happening in the neighborhood.Our families deserve better.” Galvan said she’s unable to afford the district’s health insurance plan, which would cost between $300 and $400 a month.“When the community comes and sees the passion, the love, and the synergy that’s here, I think it’s going to draw them back,” Maestas said.

She receives health care from a local clinic that offers a discount and her daughter qualifies for free lunches at school despite Galvan working for the district, she said.“We eat or we pay (for) health care,” Galvan said.” The planned this year by the group West Denver Rising, includes events on Morrison Road and Little Saigon on South Federal.Denver schools have.

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