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Now & Next: Coworking Space Meets Women’s Unique Needs

Women in Kind is frank about the ways workplace needs differ between men and women and addresses them head-on. 

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Now & Next: DU and Colorado team up to make government more efficient

The University of Denver's Barton Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise will evaluate state programs to see what's working --  and what isn't. The partnership is modeled after a similar program in Rhode Island.

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Now & Next: Creating a Crucial Time Capsule of Denver Creativity

The new, nonprofit ArtHyve wants to preserve the work of the city’s present-day artists for years to come, working across disciplines and without the traditional gatekeepers who decide what gets saved and what could be lost forever.

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New & Next: Becoming Miss Ann

Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler looks back at lessons from the woman who taught her about equity as she launches The Equity Project, LLC.

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New & Next: A New 'Acadia' in Aurora

Bob Hagedorn of 'Fax Aurora counts the contributions of local immigrants and celebrates the launch of The ACADIA Project.

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New & Next: A Launchpad for Restaurateurs

Comal Heritage Food Incubator trains and employs a local workforce to provide Globeville with authentic Latin cuisine and culture.

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New & Next: DIME Denver Opens its Doors

A collaboration between the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) and MSU Denver aims to kickstart careers in music.

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New & Next: On the Record with Mariah Kari of Youth On Record

A recent graduate from high school in Denver, Mariah Kari makes the case for listening to -- and learning from -- the city's youth.


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New & Next: Radio Free Denver

Open Media Foundation Executive Director Tony Shawcross discusses Denver's upcoming low-power radio station, 104.7 FM.

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New & Next: Catalyzing New Educators

Teach For America-Colorado Executive Director Damion LeeNatali is leading an effort to inspire and train new teachers with diverse backgrounds.

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New & Next: Social Investing Goes Local

Patrick Horvath of The Denver Foundation says that the time has come to support efforts that build wealth by keeping assets and resources local.

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New & Next: Arts and Community Converge at IdeaLab

Creative partnerships are the key to success for a wide range of projects, says Carl Atiya Swanson of Springboard for the Arts. That's going to be a prime topic of conversation Nov. 6 at IdeaLab in Denver.

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New & Next: Impact Investing and Philanthropic Capital

Cindy Willard of Full Potential Philanthropy says that socially-minded investing has power to impact Denver in more ways than one.

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New & Next: Think Outside the (Traditional) Denver Startup Box

Caryn Capriccioso of interSector Partners, L3C and the Colorado Nonprofit Social Enterprise Exchange encourages nonprofits to consider social enterprise as an avenue for job creation and sustainable revenue.

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Voice of Denver: Art Tank Offers New Way to Support the Arts

An innovative program that pushes artists to think like entrepreneurs, Art Tank 2.0 is now open for entries with a deadline of Oct. 1.

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New & Next: Mi Casa Resource Center Tackling Poverty with Integrated Approach

Christine Márquez-Hudson, CEO of Denver's Mi Casa Resource Center, says there's no one-size-fits-all approach in the fight against poverty.

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Voice of Denver: Fireant Studio Strives to Support Nonprofits

A commitment to philanthropy is at the heart of Fireant Studio's business model, says Stephanie Grado, the company's marketing and production coordinator.

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New & Next: Summit15 Bringing Social Enterprise World to Denver

Tamra Ryan of Women's Bean Project invites Denver to join social enterprises from all over the country at Summit15 in September.

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New & Next: Fostering Opportunities with Microfinance

Brendan Landry of the Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI) extols the virtues of small investments.

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Voice of Denver: Civic Duty is at the Core of the Inclusive City

Heather B. Baker of Otten Johnson says Denver's inclusivity is key to the city's success. It's essential to get as many residents as possible to participate.

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New & Next: Shared Spaces Quietly Catalyze Community Redevelopment

With today's exploding coworking trend, it is easy to miss the fact that Denver has been building a foundation for this smart approach to real estate for over a decade. Megan Devenport  of Denver Shared Spaces and Christi Craine of Urban Land Conservancy dig into the trend.

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Voice of Denver: Navigating the City's Coworking Scene

Thrive Workplace's Jessica Kutz offers a cheat sheet on Denver's coworking spots, from Cluster Studios to Galvanize.

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Voice of Denver: Back to School with Common-Sense Discipline

Instead of suspensions, common-sense discipline such as restorative justice can make for better outcomes for all students, and help put an end to the school-to-prison pipeline, says Sarah Park of The Denver Foundation.

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Voice of Denver: NACD Marks its First Decade in Colorado

Since its establishment in 2004, Colorado's state chapter for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) has set the national pace for corporate board best practices.

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Voice of Denver: Tips for Telecommuting

Shawn Adamson, Vice President of Commercial Business Services for Comcast Mile High Region, offers four tips for Denver's telecommuters.

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Voice of Denver: CBCA's Unique Leadership Program Focused on Arts & Culture

Deborah Jordy, Executive Director of the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, invites Denver's business leaders to apply for its Leadership Arts program.

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Voice of Denver: Boots to Suits Paves the Way for Veterans to Start New Careers

Boots to Suits is a program which pairs student veterans with career mentors who help the students transition smoothly from college into the workplace. CU Denver's Marcia Neville writes about Matt DePuy, one of the program's first graduates.

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Voice of Denver: Be Part of Silicon Mountain at Denver Startup Week 2013

Suzan Bond puts out the rallying cry for speakers and sponsors as organizers plan for Denver Startup Week 2013 to be bigger than the lauded inaugural event last year.

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Voice of Denver: Green Building Education Key to City's Future

Jim Payne serves as VP of Marketing and Director of Business Development for BOULD, a Denver-based company focused on sustainability and green building education. Payne says we need to rethink the educational paradigm when it comes to making construction more sustainable.

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VoD: Let's Do Denver Startup Week All Year

Audrey Klammer is Director of Marketing at Denver startup AlchemyAPI and organizes StartDrinkingUpDenver, a monthly happy hour for startups. She encourages the startup community to capitalize on the momentum created during Denver Startup Week.

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VoD: Redefining Denver's Venues

Denver Theatre District Executive Director David Ehrlich redefines the way we think of performance spaces. 

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VoD: Pay It Forward. Give. Ask. Receive.

Jon Rossi, the catalyst behind Startup Denver, Denver Startup Weekend, Lean Startup Machine Denver and Startup Grind Denver, has one piece of advice for the hundreds of entrepreneurs he interacts with: Pay it forward.

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