Boulder4Iran Group

Rumi Natanzi: On the Frontlines of Social Justice and Human Rights

Nov. 7, 2023

University of Colorado Boulder senior, Rumi Natanzi, has a rare passion for social justice and human rights. An Iranian-American student and native of Boulder, she was initially unsure of what major to choose when she first arrived as a transfer student. An advisor pointed her to the Leadership and Community...


Participatory Action Research Team Documents Campus Experiences of BIPOC Students

May 18, 2023

A team of four undergraduates embarked on a year-long participatory action research (PAR) project to document the experiences of BIPOC students on campus. Danielle Aguilar, a star PhD student in the School of Education and Graduate Research Assistant for CU Engage worked closely with this team in all phases of...

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INVST Antiracism Study Group

May 9, 2023

What We Are Reading: Rest is Resistance by Tricia Hersey Article by Dr. Sabrina Carolina Sideris, Director, The INVST Program On Instagram: @invstcu The INVST Program is a 33-year-old leadership training program at CU Boulder with a focus on community, social justice, and activism for sustainability. We offer...

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Meet Cynthia Corral Robles, a leader in empathy, reliability, and enthusiasm and a passion for justice

May 2, 2023

Cynthia Corral Robles considers herself “lucky enough” to have stumbled across the Leadership and Community Engagement major in the School of Education. She first discovered the INVST Community Studies program and its summer justice tour of Colorado, which unleashed her passion for community leadership. She traveled the state of Colorado...

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Multicultural Leadership Scholars Student Casandra Garcia Vega Strives to be a Leader at CU

May 1, 2023

For Casandra Garcia Vega college was never an option growing up. “I never cared to prove anything to anyone,” she stated in a recent interview. Vega initially viewed getting a college education, within a context where she wouldn’t be seen or heard, a waste of time and money. Casandra’s mother,...

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Apply for the 2023-24 Community Based Research Graduate Fellowship

April 10, 2023

Graduate Fellowship in Community-Based Research (CBR) CU Engage is happy to announce the return of the Graduate Fellowship in CBR! Apply for the Graduate Fellowship in CBR CU Engage’s Graduate Fellowship in Community-Based Research helps train a generation of scholars in CBR practices/principles and prepares doctoral students for public scholarship...

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Congratulations Irfanul Alam on Receiving the 2023 President's DEI Award

April 2, 2023

Irfanul Alam , Ph.D. student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, SWAP Exchange Coordinator, CU Boulder Irfanul Alam is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the EBIO department at CU Boulder. He is advised by Lisa Corwin, Ph.D., and is investigating the effects of course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) courses on students’ ability...

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Creating an inclusive curriculum at Centaurus High and beyond

Alexis Campos and fellow juniors at Lafayette’s Centaurus High School have a big dream: They want their school to offer an ethnic studies course dedicated to exploring culture, identity, race and ethnicity. Now, with the help of students and staff in CU Boulder’s Public Achievement program and administrators at Boulder...