We are coming together on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 6) for COMMUNITY! We will launch our weekly People’s Grocery FREE grocery distribution every Sunday! We will have FREE bags of groceries from noon to 2pm (or until they are gone) for anyone who needs it. Grab your bag and then head back over because at 2pm Read more about People’s Grocery Sunday 12-2 and the REAL Grand Opening of Chinook Center![…]
Please Join us Wednesday, August 19th for a First Look at the Chinook Center!
Hi friends, We are working so hard to get the Chinook Center up and running for us all. We are also taking extra care to make the space work for social distancing as we continue to cope with the COVID-19 necessary adjustments! The truth is, to bring this resource and programming to our community, it Read more about We need your support![…]
We are delighted and grateful that Green Solutions Ltd. helped us acquire a TRUCKLOAD of donated office furniture for our new spot. Did you know that big office remodels are a major source of trash and that much of it goes straight to landfills? We are so happy to keep this (perfectly great!) furniture from Read more about Thank You Green Solutions for our furniture![…]
The Chinook Center has always been about building a place for everyone! We officially have the space & now we need to get it ready for action! Our new address is 2551 Airport Road. #107 (Right at Airport & Circle in the plaza across from Kum&Go) K-Land/Southeast Colorado Springs is where our heart is and Read more about We have a new address![…]
Join us in this wide-ranging community coalition for justice in our city’s use of money and resources! We’re meeting in Acacia Park August 1, from 6pm-8pm to get started! Your input is valuable! We’re strongest together!!
We had a great BBQ fundraiser event and People’s Grocery distribution on Sunday – thank you to everyone who came out! We handed out over 25 bags of fresh produce and dried goods and we cooked up some fantastic BBQ at the pop-up fundraiser! And don’t forget this Saturday, 7/25 is the ONLINE Legal Observer Read more about A great People’s Grocery, BBQ, and an upcoming online event![…]
During the day and in front of the news camera CSPD comes with hugs; at night they come with tear gas, rubber bullets, and arrests. Chinook Center, The Empowerment Solidarity Network and Colorado Springs DSA have come together in a coalition of support for local protests in response to the murder of George Floyd and Read more about Colorado Springs Protest Support Fund[…]
Feeling isolated and missing your community? Let’s Keep Building our Community Power even when we’re stuck at home! Two great sessions this week:Due to some scheduling adjustments, the PROTEST 101 class that was originally set for Saturday will now take place MONDAY MARCH 30TH at 6pm on facebook live. You can link to the event Read more about Two Great Sessions of People’s College ONLINE this week![…]
On March 15, Chinook Center and Empowerment Solidarity Network, along with other community members who served as volunteers and by giving donations offered The People’s Grocery Store. We were extra careful to keep our social distancing protocols in place and paid close attention toward sanitation and food safety to avoid contamination on surfaces and items. Read more about Chinook Center Joins with Empowerment Solidarity Network to Offer The People’s Grocery Store[…]