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We Have a Winner!

On July 7, 2016, Posted by , In High School, With Comments Off on We Have a Winner!

Congratulations to Jefferson Junior/Senior High School graduate and future Colorado State University student Casey Deyanira for winning the Jefferson Computer Scholarship! Today we went to Target and shopped for a computer and printer to help make her transition to college successful. Here is how the computer scholarship worked: Each time a…

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…

Board Member Spotlight: Joan Seivert

On March 3, 2016, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Board Member Spotlight: Joan Seivert

  What drew you to become involved with Edgewater Collective? It was time for me to get involved in my neighborhood. I am retiring from my career this year and ready to give back to a community that has been home to my family for almost 30 years. What excites…

Edgewater House Tour

On March 2, 2016, Posted by , In News, By , , With Comments Off on Edgewater House Tour

  Saturday, April 23 1-4 pm Tour homes throughout Edgewater and see historic homes as well as newer homes in the community. Connect with Edgewater residents and raise money for Edgewater Collective’s projects here in our community. Tickets Tickets for the Edgewater House Tour are $10 and include a beer…

Three Year Anniversary

On February 29, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Three Year Anniversary

On March 13, 2016 Edgewater Collective will celebrate its three year anniversary of work in the Edgewater community. We are so thankful for all the wisdom, donations, volunteer hours and support that have enabled us to do this work together. Here’s a view of what we have accomplished together: To…

Join the Collective to Create a Thriving Edgewater

On February 8, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Join the Collective to Create a Thriving Edgewater

  Most of our work at Edgewater Collective is behind the scenes connecting people with the resources and relationships so that they can succeed. After almost three years working in the Edgewater area, we are now seeing the impact of this work. You can become part of this collective work…