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Community change is all about impact on the people. Denver is full of organizations that support the city's residents through a wide range of programs that promote workforce development and education alongside affordable housing and neighborhood amenities. With a diverse group of partners striving to ensure that no community need goes unmet and helping people get access to the resources they need to succeed, the community visibly changes -- for the better. 

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One tough question for arts nonprofits: Why aren't boards more diverse?

The boards of Denver's arts and culture nonprofits sometimes don't match their audiences. That often proves a stumbling block to equity and inclusion.

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A Vision for Westwood

Re:Vision got started in southwest Denver's Westwood neighborhood with urban agriculture initiatives aimed at quenching one of the city's driest food deserts. Now the nonprofit has moved into creative placemaking to plant the seeds for an art district.

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Space to Create Paonia: A small town bets big on creatives

The Western Slope municipality edged out its neighbors to win Colorado's backing for affordable housing for artists and other creatives. Can it build a sustainable economic model for rural areas across the state?

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Here Comes The Sun: How a Cryptocurrency Company Plans to Save Local Journalism

By Labor Day, Denver’s latest online newspaper will be live, thanks in large part to funding from a blockchain company with its own cryptocurrency. With start-up costs covered, one big question remains: Will Coloradans rise to the challenge of supporting The Colorado Sun’s ad-free, independent journalism?

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Colorado's ambitious Space to Create experiment stakes its claim in Trinidad

The project, which broke ground this week, will bring 41 affordable rental units for creatives to the city. It's a testing ground for a program that will spread across the state.
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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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