The Frontier, openness, the west, community. These core ideals are fundamental to the mission of Muslims in the Mountain West (MMW). Believing that Muslims in the area are the ultimate invisible minorities, the MMW project is about giving them a space to describe their own experience of living in this region.
The mission of Family Tree is to help people overcome child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness to become safe, strong and self-reliant.
Book Trust provides books for kids from low-income families—books that they choose themselves and that become their very own. This video highlights the 7 parts of "The Book Trust Experience"- choice, life skills, anticipation, celebration, sharing, book ownership, and family engagement.
Eliminating educational inequity is not a small challenge. Considered one of the best open-enrollment Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) schools in the country, DSST Public Schools boast the highest performance and secondary school growth rate in Denver Public Schools.
Nobody makes it unless we make it together. The Gary Community Investment Company (GCI) and The Piton Foundation blend business and philanthropy to create opportunities for those who need it most.
Imagine a Boulder where everyone could live. For over forty eight years Boulder Housing Partners (BHP) has worked to create equitable housing, vibrant communities and opportunity for change in people’s lives. BHP builds, owns and manages 33% of the total inventory of affordable housing in Boulder.
Extreme Community Makeover coordinates volunteer teams to partner with underserved people to improve their own homes and neighborhoods. These projects build safer environments; cultivate community among residents, neighborhoods, and networks of local resource providers; and connect residents to a permanent path towards healthy, hopeful, and stable lives.
Taking visitors on a journey through Nick Cave’s imagination, Nick Cave: Sojourn was a 2013 featured exhibition at the Denver Art Museum. Sojourn featured approximately 40 new artworks by artist Nick Cave, including his famous Soundsuits.
Start Empathy, an initiative of Ashoka, is a community of individuals and institutions dedicated to building a future in which every child masters empathy.
Second Wind Fund (SWF) believes that every child and youth at risk of suicide should have access to the mental health treatment they need. They match youth at risk for suicide with licensed therapists in their communities.
Do you love the outdoors? It’s time to give back! Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is a Colorado non-profit that activates citizens to become engaged stewards of the outdoors.VOC operates a statewide volunteer program that brings together individuals of all ages, interests and backgrounds to work in wildfire and flood restoration, trail building and maintenance, tree planting and reforestation, and much more.
Informed and well coordinated maritime communities are fundamental to creating safe waters globally. Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) is a project of the One Earth Future Foundation, a Colorado non-profit that envisions a world beyond war through developing effective, multi-stakeholder systems of governance. OBP mobilizes maritime community stakeholders, develops public-private partnerships at sea and ashore and advocates for international legal change to end maritime piracy.
Education should never stop at the classroom door. Campus Compact of the Mountain West (CCMW) works with universities throughout the western US to ensure that the graduates of today are civically engaged and passionate about community service.
The National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) came to us in 2013 to help them upgrade and revise their High Performance Buildings Database. The database is a unique central repository of in-depth information and data on high-performance, green building projects across the United States and abroad.