Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) is launching a second round of its Neighborhood Activation Program with a $1M investment.
Author: maxmedia (Mary Makowsky)
All of us at NEWSED are so excited to celebrate 2023 because it’s our 50th anniversary! It has been five decades since NEWSED took its first steps into the world of community-based redevelopment and organizing.
A big need right is teaching business savvy in a way that is affordable and realistic to help uplift a community battling gentrification and dislocation.
When wandering around on Santa Fe Drive on a First Friday, don't miss out on a little shop called the ZONE tucked a bit off the main drag by Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center. The ZONE is a business program of NEWSED, a community organization that has served Denver neighborhoods since 1973.
The Luna family has had a profound impact on the Denver metro area and statewide for decades. Click the "Read More" button below to view the segment on YouTube or view the full Elevating Denver episode here: https://youtu.be/t28AhbkHKUI
Anita Cooper learned how to sew when she was 14 years old. She’s the third oldest out of 10 children – so, it was sort of a necessity.
She sewed clothing for her and her siblings, creating dresses, skirts, shirts and scarves, whatever was desired.
It became a passion of hers that branched into creating accessories such as jewelry, tote bags, wallets and pouches.
You name it, Cooper could create it.
Cooper always thought about opening a boutique to sell her work. But it was a wayside idea that burned the back of her brain, occasionally boiling to the surface and eventually simmering down to the backburner.
American Rescue Plan Act funds to be awarded from $20,000 to $200,000 for grassroots activation events, placemaking, and beautification...
A restaurant that started as a food truck in Aurora more than two decades ago is now opening a third storefront, this time in Downtown Denver at 1001 Santa Fe Dr.
State and local governments in Colorado offer several first-time homebuyer programs that allow qualified people to receive down payment and closing cost assistance.