RISE Southeast provides a coordinated voice of action and advocacy for the poorest, historically neglected, and most demographically diverse community in the city of Colorado Springs.
CFF works to build support for longer-term racial justice actions by directly freeing e people held on cash bail, while also pushing for systemic changes that would advance equity in the court and jail system, such as ending cash bail, police accountability reform, opposing racist factors in risk assessments, and other interrelated changes.
Work to provide culturally-relevant physical and mental/behavioral community healing spaces for Native American women. Efforts include assisting women reconnect with themselves, as well as re-establish trusting relationships with other women and the community at-large, sponsorship of cultural events to mark Native American holidays and celebrations, operation of a healing garden, and engagement in arts and activism.
Supporting staff wellness and alleviating compassion fatigue through organizational activities and programming.
MADA is bridging gaps within the Hispanic community through arts projects and cross-community gatherings to share experiences. These are opportunities to educate, engage, and share their culture with each other and Montrose residents that allows them to express their voice and culture for themselves as well as combat discrimination and sterotyping, hold space for community healing, and responding to threats to safety and well-being of community members.
Support the Planning Phase of a Potential Colorado Broadband Expansion Project in Partnership with a National Opportunity Zone Funder
Use phase 1 funding to plan a $50.0M broadband development program; inclusive of impact, economic, and technological feasibility studies aimed at achieving the highest impact while ensuring long-term financial sustainability.
The Alamosa VOICES project will increase the resiliency and power through leadership for the Hispanic and other communities of color with emphasis on youth and justice involved individuals through culturally relevant and community collaboration approaches, by creating and providing space for community healing efforts.
LCBAG is focusing efforts on increasing Latino presence in the Leadville community to shift historically imbalanced inclusion of the Latino voice in community decision-making by working to combat racial discrimination and harassment, and build support for longer-term racial justice actions.
CCFC works to build support for longer-term racial justice actions by providing programming for youth of color (typically 12-18 years of age) that works to build social-emotional learning and resilience through positive identity development.
COPA will work with communities of color to build support for longer-term racial justice actions through organizing, deep canvassing and community engagement efforts to understand and build power to advance equity through self-determined approaches..