Thinking Outside the Toy Box: Collaborative Solutions to Early Childhood Education
Already two years down the line, Tamara Volz, Executive Director of The Early Childhood Council of La Plata County, notes the multiple benefits the Southwest Early Childhood Regional Collaborative has provided for organizations throughout the region.
"Invest today, or pay greater costs later"
Through gaining the input of educational experts and stakeholders in the region, Thayer Tutt and the Southwest Regional Council were able to identify early childhood education as a means to reduce future societal costs.
Action Requested: Grants System Transition
All current grantees and organizations who would like to apply must register their organization in the new system
Two Perspectives for the Betterment of Colorado
In the two internships I’ve had since my first year of college, working in the Colorado state legislature and now at El Pomar Foundation, improving Colorado’s well-being has been the foremost objective of both institutions. Both work toward the betterment of Colorado, although they utilize extremely different means. When I first came to El Pomar I had a question in the back of my mind: who’s better at it?
Symposium for high school students focuses on 2016 election
Angelica Lombardi, The Gazette
Philanthropy Comes Full Circle
Now a Fellow at El Pomar, I recently realized that I have come full circle. What started out as an interest in high school has since bloomed into a postgraduate career. Looking back on my excursions through rural Colorado, it is understandable why I value El Pomar’s statewide focus. While the major populations in Colorado are found along the Front Range, some of the most committed individuals live where nobody is looking.
New Season Begins for the HOPE Center
Russ Baldwin, The Prowers Journal
Hunting Down a New Path
Playing outside, going for a swim, hiking, hunting, fishing: these are all easily accessible for most Coloradans. Being physically active and enjoying everything Colorado has to offer is an amazing privilege but others are stripped of that privilege or simply do not have the opportunity due to disabilities.
Invest locally, urges new El Pomar Fellowship head
Nanette Anderson, The Gazette
Panel discussion at Penrose House to feature young African leaders
Chhun Sun, The Gazette
As 9/11 fades from memory, charities that help suffer
Tom Roeder, The Gazette
What do mountains mean to millennials? Leaders to find out at Colorado Springs event
Seth Boster, The Gazette
My HOBY Adventure
When a person volunteers for HOBY, they are not just a volunteer, they are family. HOBY is a huge network of people who love to learn about leadership, make new friends, and change lives for the better.
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: El Pomar Foundation elections, promotions
Leadership in the Face of Adversity
On the third day of hiking on windy trails and camping under thistle-filled trees, adversity manifested itself in the form of a 50 foot cliff. Although I do not consider myself to be much of a rock climber, I made summiting this cliff my personal challenge.
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