I was born with a benign tumor in my spinal cord, which caused enough nerve damage and weakness in my legs to make me eligible for the Paralympic sport system.
The high school graduation rate for Greeley-Evans School District 6 hovers around 80 percent, one of the lowest rates in the North Region. While various nonprofit organizations in the 3 county region of Boulder, Larimer and Weld address academic success and high school completion, The Greeley Dream Team takes a slightly different approach.
In 1926, the historic contributions of African Americans in the United States were largely misrepresented or ignored. In response, Carter G. Woodson joined and helped lead a movement to recognize the past, present, and future achievements of African Americans.
Walk into the courtyard of El Pomar’s Penrose House on a summer day, and you see hummingbirds and sphinx moths hovering among roses and petunias, framed by trellises of silverlace.
At the height of the Roman Empire - when Istanbul was still Constantinople - a one-way trip between Rome and the Empire’s eastern capital spanned at least a month. Likely, the trip would have taken much longer.
Since 1979, Tu Casa, Inc. has empowered children and adults to live healthy lives, free of domestic violence and sexual assault in Colorado’s San Luis Valley.
On my first day at El Pomar Foundation, my first “real person” job post-graduation, I was asked a terrifying question, “What are you going to do after the Fellowship?” I was rather flabbergasted – I’d only just arrived, how did they already want me gone?
Recently, the Southwest Regional Council spurred collaboration among several key stakeholders working to improve early childhood education.
Over the last 105 years, the 1909 schoolhouse that stands just outside of downtown Breckenridge has seen many changes.
Touted as “a knockout new restaurant” by The Denver Post, Work & Class was named one of the Top 25 Restaurants in Denver by 5280 magazine, one of the Best 21 New Restaurants in America by Thrillist, and one of the 14 Best New Restaurants in America by Zagat.
2014 was a busy year with more than 870 requests from across the state representing all of El Pomar’s 11 regions in Colorado.
In 1979, residents of Montrose County stepped in to fill a growing need in their community: providing transportation for their elderly and disabled friends and neighbors.
Albert Einstein once defined insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I love quotes, and I certainly appreciate Albert Einstein. However, in this case, I have to disagree with Mr. Einstein.
El Pomar's Fellowship is built around the idea that outstanding organizations and communities don't just happen--they evolve when great potential meets great leadership.
When the school bell rings at the end of every day, thousands of kids across metro Denver pour out of classrooms into their after school routines.