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What’s Happening: Equitas

Oct 27 2017

Milwaukee 53206  In preparation for the upcoming Course Corrections: Milwaukee Summit on Mental Health & Criminal Justice, Equitas hosted a screening of the 2016 film Milwaukee 53206 in south Denver. Cross-sector partners from around Colorado attended the screening, followed by an enlightening discussion about the racism and segregation within our justice system. The film documents […]

The Jonathan Merage Foundation Partners with ...

Oct 17 2017

The Jonathan Merage Foundation proudly sponsored the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The event took place in Denver from October 5th-15th and featured the housing designs of 11 collegiate teams. The sponsorship supported the collegiate teams who participated in the housing competition, challenging each DOE Solar Decathlon team to design and build a full-sized, […]

What’s Happening: Black Cube

Oct 12 2017

A group of this year’s Black Cube Artist Fellows, the Institute for New Feeling (IfNf), completed an interesting yet thought-provoking project called Avalanche. The artist collective, formed by Scott Andrew, Agnes Bolt, and Nina Sarnelle, explored the myths of “enhanced” bottled water. The performance, which took place at the Denver Wastewater Building, was a pyramid […]

The Early Years – Opportunities in Earl...

Sep 27 2017

On September 25, 2017, The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading hosted a panel to discuss current opportunities within early childhood. Aaliyah Samuel (National Governors Association) moderated the panel, which included Sue Renner (David and Laura Merage Foundation), Katharine Stevens (American Enterprise Institute), Yasmina Vinci (National Head Start Association, and commentator, Samantha Aigner-Treworgy (City of Chicago, Mayor’s […]