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[…]

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!

August 18 at 2pm Summer Workshop #3 The Long Run: Goals and Strategies for Winning

Social movements aspire to make change. But what does that change look like and how do we get there? This workshop will focus on envisioning goals from the mundane to the revolutionary, implementing strategies to reach those goals and identifying effective tactics that have been used by successful activists around the world.

Co-working and Capacity Building for Progressive Change Organizations – Some Preliminary Findings

Literature on co-working and capacity building of grassroots organizations provides evidence that the model proposed by the Chinook Center is viable as a transformative project for the Pikes Peak Region. In this post, I’ll share some of the background research that supports our vision. Co-working Space as Social Infrastructure Co-working spaces have risen in popularity Read more about Co-working and Capacity Building for Progressive Change Organizations – Some Preliminary Findings[…]