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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[…]

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!

Another Technology Grant

Chinook Center received a $5,000 grant for data services from a corporation that wishes to remain anonymous, one of the largest providers of data services in the world. Chinook will use the grant to support clients in creating and maintaining data services for their organizations and projects. This grant is in addition to the $3,500 Read more about Another Technology Grant[…]