IN THE NEWS
Check out what’s going on at Rocky Mountain Communities through recent media coverage and articles
Resident Profile Series: Hope Grows by Building Community
Ken Murphy knows Denver inside and out. In 1952, his parents moved two-year-old Murphy and the family from Wytheville, Virginia to Denver’s Lincoln Park projects on the west side. For 68 years, Murphy has watched the city change and grow.
“It’s evolved into a better city,” says Murphy.
He explains that Denver used to be more segregated, but now he sees a significant difference. Murphy attended Denver East High School, which he says was “one of the most diverse in the state.” And aside from the good weather, he says he loves Denver because of the people and what makes them unique. — READ FULL STORY
12/14/20 – A Look Back at our Successes in 2020 (Blog Post)
What do we say about 2020 that hasn’t been said already? It was a year of upending the norm, throwing curveballs, and living through something none of us has lived through before… a pandemic. But we came together, supported each other, and most importantly, our communities stayed strong.
I’m proud of the Rocky Mountain Communities team for the way we navigated through the early months of the pandemic and how we continue to support our communities today. Through all the ups and downs, 2020 was a year of great change, shifts, and positive outcomes. — READ FULL STORY
10/5/20 From Denver Business Journal – Dontae Latson’s varied career has included stints in county government, hospital leadership and now, affordable housing. — READ FULL STORY
9/21/20 – Rocky Mountain Communities Face Mask Design Contest Winner Announced (Blog Post) – In August and September, Rocky Mountain Communities held a face mask design contest inviting staff and residents to submit artwork for company branded masks. The goal of the contest was to engage staff and residents in the new masks and make masks that are unique to RMC and eye-catching. In all, we received more than 20 entries. Resident Ronald Glover’s art was selected as the winner. His masks will be distributed to RMC staff and he’ll also receive four free face masks. Thanks to everyone who submitted designs to the contest!
7/9/20 From Westword – Flobots MC and Youth on Record co-founder and director of special programs Stephen Brackett says that over the past few months, the staff members at the nonprofit have been brainstorming ways to reconnect musicians with the public.
Then Rocky Mountain Communities, a nonprofit that has been investing in resident-focused affordable housing and services in Colorado, reached out to Youth on Record about doing a concert at Arroyo Village, a 130-unit north Denver affordable-housing community designed to help reduce and prevent homelessness while providing affordable-housing options in Denver. — READ FULL STORY