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Shop Local Colorado

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The holiday season is a time for giving. This year, consider giving support to our local Colorado businesses! Here are six Best for Colorado companies we're highlighting because of their ongoing commitment to improving the environment and their…

The Power and Privilege of Voting

I don’t vote. After living in, working in and contributing to this country, including paying taxes, for 15 years, I still do not have the right to vote. Voting, as it turns out, is not just the responsibility of American citizens, it is also…
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Where We Stand: Our 2020 Ballot Stances

We have been through a lot this year. Spring saw an unprecedented spike in unemployment due to the coronavirus, summer witnessed the largest racial awakening in a generation and this fall will host a presidential election.  With so much…
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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)…
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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…
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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…
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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…