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Chinook Center Collaborates with UCCS for a First Friday film showing AUGUST 2!

We’re so delighted to work with UCCS College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the Dowtown UCCS campus to host this great film made by UCCS student (now alum). This is part of the First Friday events and one of several films in the Independent Student Film Collaborative. At Chinook Center, we are committed to building connections in our community. We think celebrating the success of local filmmakers and students is a great way to spend a Friday evening and we hope to see you there!

Nuts and Bolts: Building Power through Effective Organization

The Chinook Center will host a workshop on ways to build effective organization on July 21 at the UCCS Downtown campus located at 102 S Tejon St., Suite 105 A. Social change groups are often driven by passion for a cause rather than a passion for structure and process. Learn how to turn that activist Read more about Nuts and Bolts: Building Power through Effective Organization[…]

New Board Member

Chinook welcomes Alexander Archuleta to its board. Alex is a native of Colorado Springs with deep family and community ties to the Pikes Peak Region and San Luis Valley. Alex brings with him many years of social justice and political organizing experience specializing in face-to-face citizen mobilization campaigns for political parties, candidates, and advocacy groups Read more about New Board Member[…]

Chinook Center in the Community

Board Member Jared Benson gave a speech at High Plains Church Unitarian Universalist on Sunday, May 26th. His speech, titled “Affecting Social Change” was well-received; In High Plains words’, “History and Humanities teacher at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and at Pikes Peak Community College, Jared Benson piques our curiosity asking, ‘Within our current Read more about Chinook Center in the Community[…]