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Fundraiser at Joyride Brewing Company

On February 27, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Fundraiser at Joyride Brewing Company

Stop by Edgewater’s Joyride Brewing Company on Saturday, March 21 and support Edgewater Collective. $1 from each beer sold from 1-4 pm will be donated to our work. Joyride has TVs throughout so you can watch March Madness and enjoy a delicious brew! Joyride is located at 2501 Sheridan Boulevard….

Focusing on Our Rallying Cry

On January 23, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Focusing on Our Rallying Cry

In his book, “Silos, Politics and Turf Wars,” Patrick Lencioni describes how having a rallying cry for an organization can break down organizational silos and political divisions. He gives the example of an emergency room, where doctors, nurses and staff rally around taking care of the health emergencies. The focus isn’t…

Help Create a Better Edgewater

On January 22, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Help Create a Better Edgewater

Many people move to Edgewater for the small town feel of our city. What if we took advantage of this opportunity and created more opportunities for neighbors and residents to connect? We are organizing a Community Building Team to create opportunities and events for Edgewater folks to connect and create a…

Help a Lumberg Family

On January 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Help a Lumberg Family

This week we were made aware of a Lumberg family who is need of some resources to provide for their children. A grandmother with five grandchildren is living in a small apartment that has cockroaches. They are moving into a bigger apartment at the beginning of February and are in need…

Edgewater Collective Receives Grant to Create Cradle to Career Pathway

On January 21, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Edgewater Collective Receives Grant to Create Cradle to Career Pathway

We are excited to announce that we have received a $50,000 Daniels Fund grant to support our Jefferson Success Pathway! The Jefferson Success Pathway is a cradle to career initiative focusing community stakeholders and organizations around common goals and data indicators of student success. The focus is on students in northeast Lakewood,…

Partnering with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels

On January 7, 2015, Posted by , In News, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Partnering with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels

We are excited to announce a partnership with KP Cares and Wish for Wheels to provide bikes for a Lumberg Bike Club this spring. On January 19, Kaiser Permanente physicians and employees will volunteer their time to assemble 30 bikes donated by Wish for Wheels, a nonprofit devoted to providing…

New Site for a New Year

On January 4, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on New Site for a New Year

2014 was an important year to solidify our mission and focus our energy on the most important opportunities in our community. At Edgewater Collective, our mission is cultivating partnerships to foster thriving Edgewater families, schools and community. In 2015, we will devote a significant amount of our energy on our focus project,…

Jefferson Success Pathway: All Kids Succeed

On December 19, 2014, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Jefferson Success Pathway: All Kids Succeed

When we look at the educational landscape in the Jefferson Area of Jeffco Schools, we start by admitting that we can do better. We are not providing children with the best chance to succeed into a great career. Blame cannot be pointed just at our school district. Our entire community…

Jefferson Area Community Meetings

On December 15, 2014, Posted by , In News, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on Jefferson Area Community Meetings

Last week Jeffco Schools announced plans to reorganize some of our focus schools in an effort to raise student achievement. They are calling this the “Jefferson Plan” and efforts to receive parent, teacher and community input continue this week. As we have communicated, it is important to confront the brutal…

The Jefferson Plan: Empowering Our Parents

On December 12, 2014, Posted by , In News, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on The Jefferson Plan: Empowering Our Parents

One of the challenges of working in our community is accurately portraying the challenges of our community while also talking about its assets. A reality of families in our six focus schools is that over 90% of children receive free or reduced lunch rates because of family income. Yet, just…