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Apply to be on Colorado’s Redistricting Commissions

In 2018, Colorado voters approved Amendment Y, which addressed redistricting for Colorado’s seats in US Congress, and Amendment Z, which addressed redistricting for Colorado’s State legislature. Redistricting is the way in which we adjust the maps of the districts for Colorado’s seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and for Colorado’s state House and Senate. […]

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Room for Everyone: 10 Picture Books that Encourage Kindness

Humans, animals, and monsters of different ages, colors, backgrounds, and personalities live together in harmony. Characters don’t always get along. Like all friends and neighbors, they deal with misunderstandings, challenges, and hurt feelings. But in these moments, they model how to bounce back: how to listen, how to apologize, and how to show a little […]

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Job Opening with Colorado Attorney General’s Office: Spanish Language Outreach Specialist

The Spanish-Language Outreach Specialist is the opportunity you’re seeking if you’re looking for meaningful work that impacts Colorado’s Spanish-speaking and underserved communities throughout the state, on topics ranging from consumer protection, public safety, addressing the opioid epidemic, and defending rights and services for all Coloradans. This dynamic position involves engaging with Colorado communities, in English and Spanish, […]

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Family and School Partnership in Education Month

October is Family and School Partnership in Education Month in Colorado.Here are Governor Polis’ Proclamations in both English and Spanish.  This month, the Colorado Department of Education is highlighting 28 Promising Partnership Practices. Learn more about how these schools, districts, and institutes of higher education are partnering with families and communities to improve student outcomes. Promising Partnership Practices […]

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A Latinx Heritage Month Reading List

A Latinx Heritage Month Reading List Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by reading along with us! Staff members at Lighthouse Writers Workshop have put together a list of some of the most praised books by Hispanic and Latinx authors, organized by genre. All of the books are published in the U.S. within the last three years, […]

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2020 Local Ballot Measure Tracker

The Colorado Health Foundation is launching the 2020 Local Ballot Measure Tracker, a one-stop-shop compilation of municipal and county ballot initiatives from across the state of Colorado for the Nov. 3 general election.  View the 2020 Local Ballot Measure Tracker on The Colorado Health Foundation website to gain insight into critical policy decisions being made […]

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4-H Holiday Wreath Sale

Each year the Arapahoe County 4-H Foundation raises funds by sponsoring the annual Holiday Evergreen Sale. Proceeds fund 4-H youth activities, academic scholarships, training and recognition for 4-H members — our leaders of tomorrow!

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National Voter Registration Day!

Tomorrow, September 22, is National Voter Registration Day! Head over to the Colorado Secretary of State website to register to vote, change your address, or check the status of a current registration online.

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Autumn Yard and Garden Tips

By Judy Kunz, Colorado Master Gardener The first day of autumn is just around the corner. With cooler weather coming, this is an ideal time to get ahead of the chores or simply enhance the overall appearance of your outdoor space. A little time invested in the yard now will pay off when the snow […]

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It’s Autumn and Gardening Ain’t Over Yet

By Donnetta Wilhelm, Colorado Master Gardener I loved helping in my ‘Grandmother’s garden’, and she was an authority at growing dahlia, gladiolus, and begonia—all the old-fashioned, summer-blooming bulbs. Summer blooming bulbs burst forth in beauty after many of her annuals succumbed to the hot summer days. ‘Grandmother’s gardens’ were actually the informal, mixed flower gardens […]

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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.