Dana Crawford and Marilee Utter pose together at the conference.

Oct. 25: Squeezed Out: Challenges of Diversity and Affordability in Colorado Communities

Oct. 21, 2019

Many Coloradans - renters, immigrants, artists, students, seniors, mobile and manufactured homeowners, single-parent and working families, small business owners, and middle-class families - are financially stressed as a result of housing and urban costs. Coloradans are also concerned about quality of life - congestion, pollution, neighborhood character and shrinking green landscapes. Please join us Oct. 25 at the third annual Community Building Colorado-Style conference to explore creative solutions to the challenges of affordability, diversity and equity in rapidly-growing Colorado communities

Bee on a flower

November 1: 2019 Pollinator Summit

Oct. 20, 2019

Don't miss the fourth annual Colorado Pollinator Summit, “Protecting Colorado’s Biodiversity," which features plenary talks and panels on urban neighborhoods, landscaping for biodiversity, and holistic farming in Colorado. The annual event, planned by CEDaR, the Denver Botanic Gardens and other organizations, often sells out.

RV with a heart on it next to a nice wooden fence.

Nov. 9: Yes We Can! Engaging with Policies for Positive Change in Colorado’s Manufactured Home Communities

Oct. 9, 2019

Manufactured home communities face many challenges, and each community is different. From problems with basic infrastructure and water billing, to rent increases, unreasonable park rules, and unfair treatment - many areas of potential conflict between residents and park owners exist. Resident health and well-being can suffer. How can disputes be resolved? How can positive change be made?

Part of Growing Up Boulder's exhibit at the Boulder Public Library

Growing Up Boulder’s 10-year retrospective exhibit

May 5, 2019

Visit Growing Up Boulder’s 10-year retrospective exhibit at Boulder Public Library during August and September (on the ramp between Seeds Cafe and the Canyon Gallery)!

Logo for MetroLab conference

MetroLab Summit

Feb. 8, 2019

MetroLab — a national network of 40 city-university partnerships focused on urban innovation — will be hosting their annual summit in Boulder Sept. 19-20, 2019. The University of Colorado Boulder, led by the CEDaR and the Program in Environmental Design , are co-hosting the event with the city of Boulder.

Drawing of University Hill

2/1/2019 Public Art and University Hill

Jan. 27, 2019

Join us for a conversation about a new public art installation for University Hill, which involves a collaboration between CEDaR, CU Boulder students and faculty and the city of Boulder.

Art on the wall of Fiske Planetarium

10/17/18 Space, Place and Diversity in the Arts Panel

Oct. 4, 2018

Does public art and performance have the power to amplify the visibility and histories of marginalized communities and create spaces for connecting across difference in Boulder County and beyond? After a brief planetarium show to gain a different perspective about space, join panelists, artists, activists and scholars to learn about...

Mara Mintzer

10/12/18 Mara Mintzer Keynote at Early Childhood STEM Conference

Oct. 3, 2018

Growing Up Boulder's Mara Mintzer will be giving the keynote speaker at the Early Childhood STEM Conference. Date: October 12th, 2018 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. Location: Embassy Suites Boulder, 2601 Canyon Blvd, Boulder, CO 80302 Access more information here

10/4/18 Louise Chawla and Mara Mintzer booksigning

Aug. 16, 2018

I If you go Who: Open to the Public What: Louise Chawla and Mara Mintzer will speak about and sign their new book, "Placemaking with Children and Youth: Participatory Practices for Planning Sustainable Communities" When: Oct. 4, 2018, 7:30 PM Where: Boulder Bookstore, 1107 Pearl St., Boulder Etc.: Vouchers to...

4/27/18 Metrolab Workshop: Learning from the Ponderosa Mobile Home Community

April 19, 2018

Metrolab Workshop: Learning from the Ponderosa Mobile Home Community During the spring of 2018, more than 40 CU Boulder students and faculty with varied expertise sought solutions for the preservation of Ponderosa Mobile Home Park - a diverse community of 68 homeowners living on land with a long history of...