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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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Barnum Dodges Brunt of Denver Boom, with Mixed Results

Even as most of Denver's urban neighborhoods have seen an influx of development that's pushing real estate prices higher, not much has changed in Barnum, one of the city's last bastions of affordability.

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Building Equity in the Arts in Denver

Denver's downtown performing arts scene draws visitors from across the region every year, but African Americans and Latinos are typically not among them. Amid changing demographics, institutions are challenged to create authentic diversity.

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Space to Create Ridgway: Taking the squeeze off creative entrepreneurs

For tiny Rigway, Colorado, population 960, the goal of an affordable housing complex is to keep artists and others living locally.

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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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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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