The Colorado Applied Research and Action Network (CARAN), a program of the Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab, invites early career faculty to consider attending a full-day institute on designing research for action on June 12th at the University of Denver.
In this Progress Report, you’ll meet people who were once without a home and who now live in the Beloved Community Village of tiny homes in North Denver. You’ll learn about the children in Denver Public Schools who are staying in school by using restorative practices to address discipline issues. You’ll get a glimpse into the work of community members in Southwest Denver coming together to build a center for health and well-being. And much more.
The QF Social Enterprise Fellows headed off on DU’s winter break with a good feeling – they are each excited to start the field portion of their Fellowships as soon as they’re back on campus in January. This year’s field projects will focus on social enterprises in all three sectors: nonprofit, private, and public.
The Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab (Colorado Lab) supported the Governor’s Office of Information Technology in its first ever Smart Data Summit in November. The event brought together Colorado state agency leadership and staff to discuss how to maximize the value of data to improve the lives of Coloradans.
On September 14, nearly a hundred researchers, state government officials, and community leaders gathered at History Colorado to launch the Colorado Applied Research and Action Network (CARAN). CARAN members will work with the Colorado Lab to improve the lives of Colorado residents by partnering with state and local governments to strengthen coordinated and person-centered services.
In the classroom, around the dinner table, and on the trails of Chautauqua Park in Boulder, the 2018-19 cohort of Social Enterprise Fellows is learning about social enterprise and each other.
Fellows were asked to bring an artifact to share and to describe their leadership journey and what they bring to the Fellowship. We’re delighted to share one particularly powerful story of a Fellow’s journey from Summer Downs.
20 organizations responded to our request for proposals and are competing to host teams Fellows from January – May of 2019. Watch future issues of the newsletter for details on those selected!
The Barton Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise at the University of Denver today released the results from a study of Colorado Village Collaborative’s Beloved Community Village. The comprehensive evaluation was conducted by the Burnes Center on Poverty and Homelessness at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work.
The results of the evaluation indicate that the Village is a success for both the residents themselves and for the surrounding community.
The Barton Institute for Philanthropy and Social Enterprise at the University of Denver is pleased to announce the selection of the 2018-19 QF Social Enterprise Fellows.
Twelve Fellows were selected from a competitive pool and represent eight different academic programs.