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25 Facts about Habitat of Colorado and Housing

Habitat for Humanity of Colorado is celebrating our silver anniversary in 2017—25 years of working in service of those communities dedicated to building strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.  As we celebrate 25 years of [...]

March 20th, 2017|

Building Your Board Bench

by Emily Davis This May 2016 I’m excited to return as a trainer for the Camp Colorado conference. One of the sessions I’ll be facilitating is Building the Board Bench, which is all about board [...]

May 2nd, 2016|

Championing Affordable Housing

by Sara Reynolds, Guest Blogger Denver is the best place in the entire nation to live, according to U.S. News & World Report's inaugural "Best Places to Live" rankings. This, of course, is not news to those [...]

March 17th, 2016|

Navigating the Executive Director and Board of Directors Relationship

by Frank Gorman, Guest Blogger Working as an Organizational Development Consultant the last nine years with HFHI, I’ve had the opportunity to work with a number of affiliates facing various governance and operational issues. One [...]

March 2nd, 2016|

How to Networking, Nonprofit Style: 8 Tips To Help Along the Way

by Emily Davis, Guest Blogger This May 2016 I am excited to return as a trainer for the Camp Colorado conference. One of the sessions I’ll be facilitating is on the topic of nonprofit networking. [...]

February 4th, 2016|

Book Report, Seven Turning Points: Leading through Pivotal Transitions in Organizational Life

by Chris Bibbo, ReBuild Colorado Director Book Report: Gross, Susan. Seven Turning Points: Leading through Pivotal Transitions in Organizational Life. St. Paul, MN: Fieldstone Alliance, 2009. Print. As non-profit organizations grow, add staff, and expand [...]

January 27th, 2016|

Krav Maga and the Art of Advocacy

by Stefka Fanchi Because my schedule isn’t crazy enough, and there just isn’t enough conflict in my life, three times per week I train in krav maga. Krav maga is a mixed martial art developed [...]

January 20th, 2016|

Inspiring and Empowering Youth

by Karen Kallenberg This summer I will celebrate my nineteenth anniversary of working for Habitat for Humanity. My initial exposure to Habitat began even earlier when I first caught the incurable Habititis in college. UNC- [...]

January 13th, 2016|

One New Year’s Resolution

By Stefka Fanchi As we hustle, bustle, and sometimes stumble through the Christmas season, it’s all too easy to think about all the ways in which we have fallen short over the past year. Now [...]

January 6th, 2016|

Book Review, The Upside-Down Kingdom

Donald B. Kraybill, The Upside-Down Kingdom (Rev. ed.). Harrisonburg, VA: Herald Press, 2011. Paperback. 319 pages. $11.09. ISBN 978-0-8361-9513-2. In the sequel to his gospel, St. Luke records the accusation leveled against Jason and some [...]

December 22nd, 2015|