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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 happening, our attention has been divided, and many of us have been focusing on what the […]

A Colorado company is raising the bar in the solar industry

Pivot Energy was founded in 2009 to fight against the existential threat of global warming by expanding access to clean, solar energy. Based in Denver, their team is helping the country transition to a more sustainable, decentralized electric grid by working on hundreds of projects across the country. They were awarded a Best for Colorado Commit […]

The 2020 Best for Colorado Awards

At the 2020 Best for Colorado Awards Ceremony, Secretary of State, Jena Griswold opened by reflecting on the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has presented in these last several months. Amid her recognition of these great challenges, she affirmed the following: “Coloradans are not only resilient by nature, we’re committed to pulling our communities up with us. Nowhere […]

Montanya Distillers is the 2020 Best for Colorado Commit to Action Honoree

*This article was originally published in ColoradoBiz Magazine. You can read the original feature: here.   In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Montanya Distillers, a craft distillery in Crested Butte, saw the need for sanitizer in their community and shifted their production to donate surface sanitizer to front-line workers. This commitment to ensuring their community thrives […]


Tenant Spotlight: The Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

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) was established in 1989. We support the many types of educators who teach concepts we all need to understand: how natural systems […]

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Seeking Black Excellence Beyond the Trends

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 programs, investment opportunities and access to capital. It has also worked towards advancing race-specific economic policy […]


Tenant Spotlight: Healthier Colorado

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 the mental, physical, social, economic, and environmental health of all Coloradans. Among these organizations includes The Bell Policy […]


Tenant Spotlight: Recycle Colorado

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, reuse and manufacturing, and advancing all that is recycling. What is your organization most focused on right now on?  We are […]

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Interviewing Colorado Emergence Series Leaders

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 to some of the biggest issues in Colorado, and the interns conducted interviews with Fatuma Emmad, a series participant, and Hunter Lovins, who helped […]

Young entrepreneurs promote self-care, wellness and community

This article was originally published in ColordoBiz Magazine. You can read the full feature here. glow + gather is a family-run business, co-founded with two young entrepreneurs from Castle Rock. They promote self-care and a healthy lifestyle through their natural body and spice products. Best for Colorado spoke with co-founders, Sarita Parikh, Kerala (age 13) […]