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August 2020

Back to School? Colorado Students Reflect on New Pandemic Realities

August 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MT I  Online Webinar As Colorado students prepare to enter their second school year disrupted by the global COVID-19 pandemic, they are continually forced to adapt to a widely different school system and way of life. Join high school students from Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism and Colorado Youth Congress as they share their perspectives on starting an unprecedented school year. You will be able to listen as students reflect on how the pandemic…

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Back to School: How to Organize a Childcare Collective

August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We don’t just organize for elections - we organize to support each other and create community. Join us as we teach essential organizing skills this fall like creating a childcare collective, organizing your workplace to protect from COVID, and more. Back to School: How to Organize a Childcare Collective Back to school means many parents are juggling full-time work with remote schooling and childcare. Learn, step by step, how to safely organize a childcare collective within your community. 8/12 @…

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Design your landscape like a pro

August 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Arapahoe County Extension Office, 6934 S Lima St.
Centennial, CO 80112 United States
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Learn how to create a resilient, sustainable and beautiful landscape for all seasons using the basic principles of good design. Start with a good understanding of space design, then filling in with color, texture, pattern and other elements that are visually appealing and provide good structure and flow for the outdoor living spaces. The emphasis with this class is to introduce you to the elements that create a long-lived and water conscious space for front range Colorado landscapes. Carole Kastler…

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Colorado Legislative Panel: Leading in Extraordinary Times

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesday, August 19th - 12:00-2:30 PM MT A panel of state legislators will discuss the work that happened during the 2020 legislative session to improve health equity in the state and contribute to an equitable recovery from the health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislator panel will be followed by a panel of local policy advocates and organizers who will talk about what the work looks like moving forward. Register here for this event.

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“Building Communities of Belonging in the Face of Othering” – a conversation with john a. powell

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Friday, August 21st - 11:00 AM-1:30 PM MT Building Communities of Belonging in the Face of Othering" - a conversation with john a. powell As Director of the Othering & Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley john powell brings together stakeholders to identify and eliminate the barriers to an inclusive, just, and sustainable society in order to create transformative change. This session will dive into the conversation of his most recent work, Racing to Justice: Transforming our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an…

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Building the Health Equity Advocacy Field in Colorado

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Monday, August 31st - 12:00-2:30 PM MT HEA cohort members will offer reflections and lessons learned on the past six years of building and nurturing a strong field of community advocates to impact policy decisions and improve health equity in Colorado for years to come. Register here for this event.

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September 2020

“Exploring the State of the Possible” with Akaya Windwood

September 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, September 2nd - 5:30-8:00 PM MT "Exploring the State of the Possible" with Akaya Windwood How can we contribute to healing the ills of our community and society if we are not taking care of ourselves? Akaya Windwood is internationally recognized for elevating the effectiveness of leadership and collaboration in the nonprofit and social benefit sectors. Her vision for our global community includes infusing a sense of purpose, delight and wonder into everything we do. She will be offering her perspective on…

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#AbolishICE: Resisting ICE and Organizing a Neighborhood ICE Watch Network

September 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We don’t just organize for elections - we organize to support each other and create community. Join us as we teach essential organizing skills this fall like creating a childcare collective, organizing your workplace to protect from COVID, and more. #AbolishICE: Resisting ICE and Organizing a Neighborhood ICE Watch Network Whether you’re undocumented, mixed status, or just want to get ICE out of your neighborhood, this workshop is for you. Learn know-your-rights information and how to organize an ICE watch…

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Young Leaders Rising: A Panel of Young People Making a Difference in Colorado

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Monday, September 14th - 5:30-8:00 PM MT Young Leaders Rising A Panel of Young People Making a Difference in Colorado Emerging leaders in Colorado will share their experiences. We will discuss COVID-19 and the movement for racial equity and justice that have brought a new energy to building a better society. The visionaries behind the movement will discuss current realities and future opportunities. Register here for this event.

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Working During COVID: Organize Your Workplace for Safety

September 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We don’t just organize for elections – we organize to support each other and create community. Join us as we teach essential organizing skills this fall like creating a childcare collective, organizing your workplace to protect from COVID, and more. Working During COVID: Organize Your Workplace for Safety COVID-19 is not over, and not all employers are taking the necessary steps to keep workers safe. Learn, step by step, how to organize your co-workers for workplace safety. 9/16 @ 7PM…

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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.