People with masks on organizing food at a food bank.

CEDaR food bank project helps with logistical issues during pandemic

March 5, 2021

In this collaboration between the city of Denver and the university, the Community Engagement, Design and Research Center (CEDaR) and the Denver Department of Health & Environment are jointly tackling how to best manage information and activities among dozens of small and large Denver food banks during times of increased demand.

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CEDaR conference tackles challenges of city diversity and affordability

Oct. 22, 2019

Can you afford to purchase a home in Boulder? Most people can't. And many small businesses have been forced out by high rents. So have working families, students, university staff, immigrants and others. Gentrification. It's been happening across the country and especially in Colorado. Affluent people and businesses move in,...

Michael Szuberla and Sara Tabatabaie

CEDaR researchers address Emerald Ash Borer infestation

June 21, 2019

In partnership with the city of Boulder, CEDaR investigators are analyzing residents’ baseline knowledge of the Emerald Ash Borer and proposing ways to address the infestation through environmental education efforts, as well as public-private partnerships.

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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.

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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.