Governor Polis signs a bill surrounded by mobile home activists celebrating

CEDaR-partner organization helped motivate bill protecting mobile homeowners' rights

May 23, 2019

Gov. Jared Polis signed into law a bill that expands regulatory protections for residents across the state’s roughly 900 mobile home parks.

Girls point to a map they designed

Growing Up Boulder interviewed on KGNU about new Child-friendly Map

May 3, 2019

KGNU has a live conversation about a new, first in the nation, printed child-friendly city map that’s helping kids learn how to navigate their way around Boulder.

Whittier Elementary first-graders Sean Lee, from left; Tevin Loku Umagiliyage and Eber Garcia-Gonzalez get their first look at a kid-friendly map of Boulder they helped create through Growing Up Boulder. Growing Up Boulder, a collaboration among Boulder, the Boulder Valley School District and the University of Colorado Boulder, worked with about 700 elementary students for the project.

Growing Up Boulder's collaboration with 700 elementary students on city map featured in Daily Camera story

April 29, 2019

Working with about 700 Boulder elementary students and two University of Colorado Boulder environmental design seniors, Growing Up Boulder has created a new, child-friendly map of the city.

Mara Mintzer being interviewed on Channel 8

First Child-Friendly Map featured in Boulder's Ch. 8

April 29, 2019

Kids in Boulder will now be able to navigate around town thanks to the first ever child-friendly map, a map made for kids, by kids.

One of the downtown Longmont breezeways linking a Coffman Street parking lot to Main Street.

CU Boulder students to present ideas for enhancing downtown Longmont

April 27, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder environmental design students will present their ideas for enhancing the designs of downtown Longmont’s breezeways, alleys and plazas during a community meeting on Wednesday.

Artistic breezeway in Longmont

ENVD students to present ideas for enhancing downtown Longmont

April 4, 2019

Hear CU Boulder environmental design students present their design ideas for alleys, breezeways and plazas that can help increase the activity and vitality of Longmont's Main Street.

Stormwater pouring out of a pipe

Colorado MetroLab project wins "Innovation of the Month" award

March 28, 2019

A Colorado MetroLab project, the Green Infrastructure Decision Tool, has won MetroLab Network's March 2019 "Innovation of the Month" award, given to outstanding projects nationwide that involve local government and university partners.

Three children sitting around a map.

10th anniversary Growing Up Boulder and launch of the nation's first child-friendly map

March 15, 2019

Celebrate Growing Up Boulder's 10th anniversary and the launch of the nation's first child-friendly map.

Three children hold red frames around an abandoned cart in a playground, signifying they don't like to see carts in their playgrounds.

What happens when kids help

March 15, 2019

Greater Good magazine talks with Mara Mintzer, director of Growing Up Boulder, about how GUB incorporates children’s ideas into city planning for friendlier, greener and more inclusive spaces.

Drawing of University Hill

Event highlights Hill public art project

Jan. 29, 2019

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