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Colorado Springs Protest Support Fund

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[…]

Two Great Sessions of People’s College ONLINE this week!

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![…]

Chinook Center Joins with Empowerment Solidarity Network to Offer The People’s Grocery Store

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[…]

People’s College has Moved Online – join from anywhere!

As a result of the necessary measures to limit social contact during the COVID-19 outbreak, People’s College will move to an online mode until it is safe to meet in person again. Check out the schedule of classes for links to join the session or follow our facebook page for individual event pages that will Read more about People’s College has Moved Online – join from anywhere![…]

People’s College: How to Write a Press Release & Media Strategies

The next session of People’s College takes place March 10 at 6pm! Join an amazing panel for a discussion of media and activism, followed by practical skills workshop on how to make the most of your media moment! This session of People’s College will focus on creating understanding about what journalists need in a story, Read more about People’s College: How to Write a Press Release & Media Strategies[…]

History of Struggle: Lessons from Movements Past

People’s College Opens March 7 with History of Struggle: Lessons from Movements Past This is the first class of People’s College 2020! Join us at 2pm at the Penrose Library in room Columbine A! RSVP to the event on Facebook here Recent social movements from around the world have taken down regimes. Similarly, the United Read more about History of Struggle: Lessons from Movements Past[…]

THE PEOPLE AND THE POLICE: EXAMINING THE DIVIDE

Chinook Center To Co-host “Just Talk” Discussion of Police Brutality and Community Relations Six years after the founding of Black Lives Matter and four months after the shooting of De’Von Bailey in Southeast Colorado Springs, what is the state of the relationship between the police and the community? Do different communities within Colorado Springs experience Read more about THE PEOPLE AND THE POLICE: EXAMINING THE DIVIDE[…]