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Webinar: Overcoming Racial Bias in Funding

Register Today In this complimentary SSIR Live! program, participants will: Review data that illustrates the magnitude of funding disparities in the social sector Become aware of the barriers leaders of color face in fundraising, and the effects such repeated interactions have on them Reflect on their role in both perpetuating and addressing funding disparities Learn concrete steps they […]

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Affirming Black Lives Without Inducing Trauma

From Teaching Tolerance: As images of police violence against George Floyd circulate online, we again remind educators: We must affirm Black lives without re-traumatizing Black students. We hope these resources will help.

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*Some* of the Ways People Practice and Reinforce White Supremacy

From The Conscious Kid: White supremacy is a system of structural and societal racism which privileges white people over everyone else, regardless of the presence or absence of racial hatred. White racial advantages occur at both a collective and an individual level. We just updated this chart, which presents *some* of the ways people practice […]

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80205 Denver Asset Based Community Developing Webinar

Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) values small, grassroots, resident – driven approaches that use stories as the basis for learning, sharing and acting for change. ABCD believes that relationships are the core of flourishing communities. Relationships create trust and activate gifts and power. Join this webinar to learn the basics from local Colorado experts Ruben […]

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Join the CO Partnership for Thriving Families Leadership Team

The Colorado Partnership for Thriving Families (CPTF) invites parent and/or family representatives from all backgrounds and experiences to join their collaborative work. The CPTF supports the creation of conditions for strong families and communities where children are healthy, valued, and thriving. These conditions are achieved through the development and implementation of integrated strategies aimed at […]

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Join Us! FLTI of Colorado Statewide Priorities 2020-2021

YOU are invited to join FLTI of Colorado in setting our annual, statewide priorities for 2020-2021, including our COVID19 Response activities. MAY 28, 2020 | 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Register at: bit.ly/FLTI_5-18Planning Attendance is encouraged for anyone who may be interested in co-creating or working with any of the following: State Civic Design Team […]

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How to Stay Involved with Social Justice Even While Social Distancing

You can still stay involved and be an advocate even while social distancing during COVID-19. Check out this article from former IGNITE Fellow, Andrea Duarte, featuring IGNITE alum Deana Ayers. “I spoke with a few student activists to see what they’re doing to continue efforts during the pandemic. If you’ve been concerned about how to stay active with civic […]

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Choosing to Participate: Civic Engagement in a Digital Age

It can be difficult to figure out how to navigate our new digital world. Join us on May 14th, 2020 @ 7:00pm EST for a webinar on Civic Engagement in the Digital Age featuring Henry Jenkins, Professor, University of Southern California and the founder and former co-director of the MIT Comparative Media.  Visit the FLTI […]

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Inclusive Leadership Needed During Community Recovery

Albert Einstein said, “In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” COVID-19 and the resulting impact on our communities has created and, in many ways, magnified some of our region’s most persistent challenges. The response necessitates courageous, innovative and inclusive leadership from our schools, public servants and business community. Read the full article here.

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Choosing to Participate: COVID-19 Health Equity Response Team Survey & Updates

Recently, the Governor created a Health Equity Response Team focused on racial disparity and COVID-19. Please take a few minutes to fill out their survey to provide input and feedback regarding your top concerns related to COVID-19 and racial disparities. English survey: bit.ly/HERT-EN Spanish survey: bit.ly/HERT-SP Your responses will remain anonymous and will help inform […]

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.