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.
The human effects of the program are even more telling; in the words of one participant, “It is never too late to change yourself into a better person, socially and academically. By trying my best every day and giving it my all, I noticed that you will succeed in your everyday life.”
For Jessica, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pueblo County provided the safe place she needed during a difficult time in her life.
The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center has shown its commitment to the cause of military reintegration and healing through their Military Artistic Healing Program offered through the FAC’s Bemis School of Art.
Fitness and physical health are vital for everyone, but it becomes increasingly more difficult to stick to a fitness plan as we age.
Kalyn McMackin, Fox 21 News
Firefly Autism’s mission is to transform the lives of children with autism and empower their families. Working in Denver and the Western Slope, Firefly Autism provides intensive therapy and intervention services for more than 200 children and their families. Their work helps children develop a lifelong love of learning and the skills to interact meaningfully with their communities.
At Lamar Community College, students can utilize the now upgraded computer lab to once again drive innovation and improve their community in a new technological landscape.
Extreme Skiing, Environmentalism, Bipolar Disorder: See it all at the Durango Independent Film Festival
As an artistic medium, filmmaking entertains, educates, and examines the human experience – and calls us to action. For the community of Durango, filmmaking plays a key role in enriching the community and economy through the 5-day Durango Independent Film Festival.
Debra Crawford, Colorado Mountain College