Areyana Proctor

Meet Alumna Areyana Proctor

March 4, 2024

From Montbello to CU Boulder to U of Wisconsin: MA and PhD Candidate Areyana Proctor Meet Areyana Proctor, a Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant in the MA + Ph.D. program at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in the Communication Arts Department with a focus in Media and Cultural Studies. Her...

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

Nov. 7, 2023

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

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INVST Antiracism Studygroup

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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Deepening Partnerships in Detroit

Jan. 26, 2022

Richard Feldman (left) from The Boggs Center hosts the first group of INVST students INVST is thrilled to announce an evolving relationship with friends new and old from Detroit, Michigan. In July and August 2022, plans are in the works for INVST to travel to Detroit for a meet-up with...

Second-Year INVST Student SOL Projects

Second-Year INVST Student SOL Projects

Dec. 21, 2021

During their second year in INVST, in a collaboration with the community, students create action projects to bring about social justice and positive change. This year, INVST students are focusing their attention, skillfulness and time on reproductive health services, mental health programming, and affordable housing. SOL stands for Serving *...

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Inspiring INVST Educator Allie Van Buskirk

June 8, 2021

In the summer of 2021, we sat down with Allie Van Buskirk (Class of 2008) for a conversation about her many years as an INVST leader. Allie reflects on her contributions to our learning community, the ways she has grown and changed, and the unique needs of college students learning...

Mariam Lara

Mariam Lara & Mental Health in the Latinx Community

Nov. 23, 2020

Mariam Lara is a member of the INVST Class of 2020-2022. She has been passionately involved in destigmatizing mental illness in the Latinx community for the past couple of years. We had the chance to connect in October and she shared with me her work, drive and personal evolution. SAMLA...

Taliah Weber at ribbon cutting ceremony for Montview Elementary School in Aurora, CO.

Building a Better World

May 28, 2020

Architect Taliah Weber is an INVST alumna from the Class of 2005. Taliah Weber (left) at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Montview Elementary School in Aurora, CO. Taliah helped design the new music and art rooms and created an art courtyard, as well as renovating the school’s interior. This was...