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This Week-Long Community Building Event is Preparing Kids for the School Year

Focus Points Family Resource Center is bringing the Denver community together again with their first week-long charity event to benefit families in the Five Points and Globeville Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods...

CSU System to Break Ground on Urban Campus in 2020

A project five years in the making will soon be the Colorado State University System’s newest location in the state. As part of the National Western Center – a redevelopment project in north Denver on the grounds of the historic National Western Stock Show – the CSU System will construct three buildings at a main crossroads in Denver...

Comal's First Graduate Launches Her Own Food Truck

In the nearly three years since it opened, Comal Heritage Food Incubator has become a destination for Denverites craving a homey, hearty weekday lunch. But for the immigrant and refugee women in the kitchen, RiNo’s heritage-food incubator is a journey—one that leads toward a destination of their own making. And Erika Rojas has officially arrived at hers...

Navigating Central 70: What You Need to Know About the $1.3 Billion Project

The Central 70 Project has already started to disrupt neighborhoods—and traffic—in the Mile High City. Here’s what you can expect as the massive (and controversial) undertaking works its way toward completion over the next few years...

How Food Incubators Are Training America's Next Great Immigrant and Refugee Chefs

This growing business model is helping new Americans turn their recipes into restaurants—and enriching our palates along the way...

Comal Heritage Food Incubator Hires Arden Lewis as New Executive Chef

When Tim Bender left his position as executive chef at Comal Heritage Food Incubator earlier this spring, the nonprofit restaurant, operated by Focus Points Family Resource Center, began its search for a new leader to head the restaurant, which also acts as a training program for immigrant women in Globeville and Elyria-Swansea who hope to open their own food businesses...

This Thursday, ¡Lotería! Will Benefit a Local, Family-Focused Nonprofit

This Thursday, Focus Points Family Resource Center is transforming Zeppelin Station to host a live version of the traditional Mexican Lotería game to benefit the nonprofit. This beloved game crosses generations and is one of chance. Like Monopoly or Go Fish in the US, ¡Lotería! brings families together in Latin America for a fun game that everyone can enjoy....

Denver Food Recovery Nonprofit We Don't Waste Branches Out With a Mobile Food Pantry

You have to pay attention to the details when you’re collecting millions of pounds of food from restaurants, caterers, hotels, wholesalers and delivering it fresh and healthy to the hungry...

Nonprofit Hopes Future Urban Garden Will Help North Denver Residents Stay Put Despite Gentrification

Community leaders in north Denver neighborhoods are looking to the dirt for solutions as rents begin to rise and gentrification continues to creep into working class streets...