Archives: Community

Red Rock Canyon Open Space (RRCOS)

a) Developing interpretive geology/physical geography stories of RRCOS and surrounding region b) Developing interpretive human history stories of RRCOS and surrounding region The City of Colorado Springs’ Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department seeks two UCCS undergraduate student interns to develop a series of succinct, educational, interpretive stories surrounding the 1) geology/physical geography and 2) • Read More »


African Americans in Gerontology

African Americans In Gerontology, AAIG, is a national nonprofit organization designed to improve the quality of life for African American elderly by providing guidance, professional development and networking opportunities, and promoting community activism for African American professionals and students in the field of gerontology.


Care and Share

Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado supplies more than 340 partner agencies (community-based pantries, soup kitchens and shelters) that provide food to those in need throughout 52,000 square miles of Southern Colorado. We are a regional hub for food acquisition and distribution, connecting nutritious food resources to those who need them in 31 • Read More »


Community Outreach Coalition

The Community Outreach Coalition is a nonprofit organization that ministers to low-income youth and children with disabilities through academics, athletics, and the arts. This organization also sponsors community enrichment programs purposed to strengthen the families in the Hampton Roads area.


Concrete Couch

Nonprofit art agency that hosts projects and programs to create murals, bridges, towers, mosaics, park benches, friendships, wacky experiences, grow spinach (and other delectables), and yes, make the occasional concrete couch. Comprised of teachers, artists, builders, and others in the Colorado Springs area. (561) 400-2275.


Eastern El Paso Community Center

Assists low income people with emergency services in the areas of jobs, food, utilities, onetime medical prescriptions, transportation and budget counseling. Located in Calhan, CO servicing eastern El Paso County. (719) 347-2976.


El Paso County Health Department

Our mission is to promote and protect public health and environmental quality in the community through people, prevention and partnerships. Our vision is to provide the highest level of customer service and to be recognized as the healthiest county in the nation. (719) 578-3199.


Hillside Community Center

The center is a Mecca for an extremely diverse neighborhood, has won numerous awards for community-building and redevelopment efforts. Truly a mosaic in motion, this Community Center has many features. Hillside is frequently utilized by various educational programs; political events; cultural activities and more. (719) 385-7900


Leadership Pikes Peak

Leadership Pikes Peak is a non-profit organization with the objective of civic leadership for the Pikes Peak region. (719) 632-2618.


Pikes Peak Gay and Lesbian Community Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center provides a home for the birth, nurture and celebration of our organizations, institutions and culture; cares for our individuals and groups in need; educates the public and our community; and empowers our individuals and groups to achieve their fullest potential.