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TENANT SPOTLIGHT: The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

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Interview with Kat Riley, AmeriCorps program coordinator for the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education. What does your organization do and how long have you been around?  The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE)…

Seeking Black Excellence Beyond the Trends

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Written by Jice Johnson, Founder and Director of The Black Business Initiative (BBI). She is best known as an advocate for Black Business and wealth building. Since 2014, BBI has worked to provide Black entrepreneurs with business acumen, mentorship…

Tenant Spotlight: Healthier Colorado

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This is an exciting time for Healthier Colorado as we announce that we have officially broken ground on the Colorado Health Capitol. This new space will serve as a collaborative environment for non-profit organizations invested in improving…

Tenant Spotlight: Recycle Colorado

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What does your organization do?  Recycle Colorado is an action-oriented and member-driven organization that works on state and local policy, projects that are related to state infrastructure and business end markets for material recovery,…

Interviewing Colorado Emergence Series Leaders

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This blog post was written by JennaLee and Devani, who interned with The Alliance Center this summer through the Girls Inc. Eureka! program. The Alliance Center recently hosted the Colorado Emergence Series to develop solutions…

Modeling and Building Resilience

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If climate change wasn’t enough for us to stop and evaluate our societal level of resilience, maybe the coronavirus pandemic and upcoming national election will finally capture our much-needed attention. As a participant in a recent Colorado…

Plastic Free July: 2020 Adaptations

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Plastic Free July is upon us, yet it seems to be shoved to a backburner this year. With the COVID-19 pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and social unrest occurring across the nation, my time and mental energy have been spent for 2020. I…

Tear Gas: A Socio-Environmental Take

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A firestorm of protests has swept the United States. In their wake, government leaders have implemented curfews and law enforcement has carried out riot control efforts. The widespread use of tear gas as a crowd-control tactic has raised significant…

Internships in the Time of COVID: How employers can support young people and break down inequities

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations and institutions scrambled to put systems in place to allow for remote work. Some were able to adapt rapidly and some are still struggling. Ultimately, the overwhelming majority of workers…