A Half Century of Convening Locally and Thinking Globally

A Half Century of Convening Locally and Thinking Globally

22 de octubre de 2021

Some would say that Vail was made, not born. Founded in 1966, this renowned year-round destination started because its snow and terrain were some of the best in the world for alpine skiing. In 1971, some of its leaders had an existential moment: If Vail was to be more than a ski resort, what would …

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Thinking Outside the Box Canyon for Affordable Housing

Thinking Outside the Box Canyon for Affordable Housing

22 de octubre de 2021

All over rural Colorado, the need for attainable housing to recruit and retain teachers, medical professionals, law enforcement personnel and a host of other key service, trade and professional workers is essential. The rub is that the cost to build housing often exceeds the price that the workforce can pay. Taking a look locally, the …

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Blue River Cleanup Day Accomplishes Big Things

Blue River Cleanup Day Accomplishes Big Things

22 de octubre de 2021

One river basin, three counties, six towns, 202 volunteers, 680 square miles of watershed and 1,900 pounds of trash. By the numbers, that's the work of the Blue River Watershed Group and a summary of its second annual river cleanup held at the end of August. Led by executive director Kendra Fuller, this Summit County …

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Home Sweet Home in Steamboat

Home Sweet Home in Steamboat

22 de octubre de 2021

It's something out of a storybook: An anonymous donor gifted 536 acres of land, at a value of $24 million, for the purpose of low- to moderate-income level housing for the people of Steamboat Springs. Known as Brown Ranch, this project landed squarely in the lap of the Yampa Valley Housing Authority in August. The …

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Working to Create a Culture in Which Everyone has a Voice

Working to Create a Culture in Which Everyone has a Voice

22 de octubre de 2021

English In Action serves the immigrant community from Aspen to Carbondale. Since 1994, the organization has been connecting adult English learners with volunteer tutors and hosting events designed to foster cross-cultural exchange. They seek to build a stronger community and intercultural relationships by nurturing language development, personal empowerment and community engagement. While teaching English is …

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Mesa County’s School District 51 Foundation is Connecting Hearts and Minds in Learning

Mesa County’s School District 51 Foundation is Connecting Hearts and Minds in Learning

22 de octubre de 2021

Social-emotional learning is a methodology that helps students of all ages better comprehend their emotions, feel those emotions fully and demonstrate empathy for others. The idea is that these learned behaviors can then help students make positive, responsible decisions, create frameworks to achieve their goals and build relationships with others. While social-emotional learning isn't a …

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Festival of Trees & Wreaths is a Bright Light for Disabled Individuals in Southwest Colorado

Festival of Trees & Wreaths is a Bright Light for Disabled Individuals in Southwest Colorado

22 de octubre de 2021

The annual Festival of Trees & Wreaths, hosted by Community Connections since 2003, has been the organization's signature event and one that symbolizes the value of community, family and the joy of the holiday season. It wasn't until 2020, amid the fear and uncertainty of the pandemic that the festival also began to symbolize hope. …

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Transforming Stories, Deconstructing Barriers and Elevating Those with Disabilities in Metro Denver

Transforming Stories, Deconstructing Barriers and Elevating Those with Disabilities in Metro Denver

22 de octubre de 2021

For more than 30 years, Phamaly Theatre Company has been challenging preconceived biases and assumptions about individuals with disabilities through producing professional productions that utilize disability as a creative asset. At every performance, you will see actors with all kinds of disabilities: physical, cognitive, intellectual and emotional. "We believe that everyone deserves comprehensive access to …

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Asian Chamber of Commerce Builds Community and Helps Businesses

Asian Chamber of Commerce Builds Community and Helps Businesses

22 de octubre de 2021

Since 1984, the Asian Chamber of Commerce has been providing culturally competent economic development and business opportunities for its members. The organization advocates a strong understanding of the Asian American Pacific Islander communities that conduct business in a manner that's unique to the heritage its community claims. Headquartered in Denver, the organization represents 40 different …

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Middle Colorado River Depends on Volunteer Stewardship

Middle Colorado River Depends on Volunteer Stewardship

22 de octubre de 2021

The Middle Colorado Watershed Council works with a diverse set of stakeholders who represent municipal, industrial, agricultural, recreational, environmental, land management and educational interests within the watershed between Glenwood Canyon and De Beque Canyon. "We serve as a critical link between the scientists and federal agencies studying the Grizzly Creek burn scar and the communities …

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