Fourteen years ago, Bill Morris walked into an adult day program and watched four men expertly take apart electronics....
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Written on June 28, 2021 at 9:17 pm
“Without ULC’s community land trust and our ability to purchase the Hudson Building, we would not have been able to re-engage with the community to decide which nonprofit’s services would be most beneficial in this location,” says Erin Clark, ULC’s VP of Master Site Development.
Urban Land Conservancy, Denver Public Schools, and Denver Housing Authority Purchase Former Johnson & Wales Campus
Written on June 9, 2021 at 3:18 pm
With Plans to Preserve for Education, Economic Development, and Housing
Written on June 2, 2021 at 8:46 pm
Many ULC’s former interns now work on various mission-driven projects and roles, from city planners to founders and executive directors of community-serving organizations. We are thrilled to share our From Intern to Changemaker project. Please enjoy!
Written on April 29, 2021 at 7:54 pm
Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) leads a network of industry, state, and local partners to support, stabilize, and sustain Coloradans to afford their energy needs. Established in 1989, EOC was formed on the belief that everyone deserves affordable access to the vital resources that power our homes. When everyone can afford and maintain their home energy usage, they can focus on living rather than merely surviving.
Written on April 21, 2021 at 11:43 pm
Written on March 30, 2021 at 12:22 am
The Fax Partnership (The Fax), a 501(c)3 organization, enables the East Colfax Corridor to continue growing as an equitable, transit-rich, thriving main street with a diversity of housing and neighborhood-serving businesses. Through community partnerships and collaboration with the local government, The Fax is working to create a healthy mix of affordable and engaging places for people to live, work, and enjoy life.
Written on March 19, 2021 at 7:12 pm
The pandemic has provided a glimpse into what many Americans (and communities around the world) deal with on a regular basis—a never-ending pandemic of inequity, poverty, and oppression, and it’s clear that ‘normal” must be different moving forward. Here are six lessons (not listed in order of importance) I hope we take to heart—ones that could facilitate significant, lasting change.
Written on February 26, 2021 at 7:05 pm
The Villa Park Neighborhood is located in West Denver, about three miles west of Downtown Denver. It is chiefly composed of single-family homes with some apartment buildings and townhomes. The neighborhood has access to parks, trails (including the Lakewood Dry Gulch), highways, the RTD West Line connecting Denver to Golden, and beautiful views of the city and mountains. As many Denver neighborhoods continue to become more less affordable, ULC has made an effort to create additional affordable housing opportunities within Villa Park.
Written on February 26, 2021 at 6:49 pm
What started, in 1997, with a few neighborhood friends in Boulder who wanted to reduce their environmental impact by sharing ownership of a car has grown into one of the country’s first nonprofit Electric Vehicle (EV) carshare programs. Colorado CarShare’s mission is to empower communities to live a car-free lifestyle and positively impact their health, wealth, and shared environment. They aim to make Colorado a “cooler,” healthier, and more socially equitable place to live.
Written on February 5, 2021 at 1:25 am
2020 through the lens of our strategic framework.