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Showcasing Edgewater: Planning the Edgewater Community Festival

On October 4, 2016, Posted by , In News, By , With No Comments

If you have lived in Edgewater more than ten years, you remember Edgewater Days. Edgewater Days was a well known, multi-day festival that celebrated the Edgewater community complete with a parade and many other different events. It began in the 1960s and ran through the mid-2000s. In 1987, Westword ranked…

Youth Farmers’ Market Coming to Jefferson

On September 28, 2016, Posted by , In News, By , , With No Comments

  Thanks to a partnership with Slow Food Denver, Denver Urban Gardens, Edgewater Collective and HEALthy Edgewater, Jefferson Junior/Senior High School will have a Youth Farmers’ Market on Fridays starting on September 30. Students from the FCCLA Club at Jefferson will run the market with help from community volunteers. The market will be located on the west…

Jefferson Area Teacher Mini-Grant Award Winners Announced

Today we are excited to announce the three winners of the Jefferson Area Teacher Mini-Grants. The goal of these grants is to inspire teachers at Molholm Elementary, Edgewater Elementary, Lumberg Elementary and Jefferson Junior/Senior High to innovate and pursue creative projects in the classroom to drive the milestone goals of the…

Volunteers Needed: Jefferson Elementary Track Meet

On September 14, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

  This Saturday, September 17 we are continuing the great tradition started by Lumberg Elementary’s gym teacher Steve Zott. 4th-6th grade students from Edgewater, Lumberg, Molholm and Patterson will be participating in the Jefferson Elementary Track Meet at Jefferson Junior/Senior High School (2305 Pierce Street). We are looking for volunteers…

Support Edgewater Collective While Shopping

On August 30, 2016, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Amazon has provided an easy way to shop AND raise funds for nonprofits in the process as part of their AmazonSmile program. The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of each eligible sale to the nonprofit of the customer’s choice. Edgewater Collective is part of the AmazonSmile program and you can support…

20th and Depew: Affordable Housing Opportunities in Edgewater

On June 14, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on 20th and Depew: Affordable Housing Opportunities in Edgewater

At the northeast corner of Depew Street and 20th Avenue in Edgewater sits vacant retail stores and a deteriorating parking lot. Since King Soopers moved to its present location on Sheridan Boulevard, the main retail center has sat vacant. Since then there have been numerous proposals and plans for the…

Edgewater Collective Receives Grant from the Daniels Fund

On June 1, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Edgewater Collective Receives Grant from the Daniels Fund

We are excited to announce that we have received a $100,000 Daniels Fund grant to support our work as the backbone organization supporting the Jefferson Success Pathway. The Jefferson Success Pathway is a collective impact project focused on helping all kids in the 80214 zip code succeed from cradle to career. Over 30…

School Funding: Cultivating Partnerships for Thriving Edgewater Schools

On April 22, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on School Funding: Cultivating Partnerships for Thriving Edgewater Schools

This article from Chalkbeat Colorado explains how funding disparities are growing as parent and community groups are filling gaps in school funding. In our education work, in schools where over 90% of the students receive free or reduced lunch because of family income challenges, funding school projects is hard. PTOs and…

Thriving Stories: Helping Parents Start Their Own Businesses

On March 25, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Thriving Stories: Helping Parents Start Their Own Businesses

In October, we brought in Inez Talamantes from Arriba Mi Negocio to lead a workshop for parents that were interested in starting their own business. Part of our mission focuses on thriving families and equipping parents with the tools to start their own business can be an important step toward this goal….

Renter’s Rights Workshop

On March 3, 2016, Posted by , In Events,News, By , , With Comments Off on Renter’s Rights Workshop

Join us for a free Renter’s Rights Workshop Housing law Protections for renters Unsafe housing conditions How to reach out to your landlord. English Workshop: April 2, 2016 1-2:30 pm Edgewater Rec Room 5845 W. 25th Ave., Edgewater Led by Brothers Redevelopment Sponsored by Edgewater Collective Click here for a…