Parent Leader, Colorado Department of Human Services
Elizabeth Newton is a married grandmother raising her twin 10 year-old granddaughters in Fort Collins, Colorado. As a member of the Colorado Department of Human Services Family Voice Council, Elizabeth is a voice and advocate for other grandparents raising grandchildren and advocates for programs to help low income families of Colorado. Newton was inspired to join the Family Voice Council by the opportunity to speak for those who can not advocate for themselves and to demonstrate. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her granddaughters, cooking, doing yoga and meditation.
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The Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community Phase II sought to find and foster the most effective and innovative strategies to accelerate social and economic mobility for working families with low incomes. To do so, we elevated the voices and expertise of families with lived experience, were guided by 14 advisors, and we brought together 20 …