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Make a Chess Move

Make a Chess Move

At Make a Chess Move, an organization committed to dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline and teaching common sense education, the game of chess symbolizes real-life situations. This Caring for Denver grant recipient offers in-school and community-based programs in...
Santiago Jaramillo

Santiago Jaramillo

#PowerTo Advocate for My Community A third-generation resident of Denver’s Westwood neighborhood, Santiago Jaramillo co-founded D3 Arts more than a decade ago. As D3’s co-director, Santi works to blend the cultural roots of the neighborhood with his passion for art...
Thomas and Melanie

Thomas and Melanie

With personal experience of mental health and substance misuse challenges, Melanie Stritch and Thomas Hernandez are strong advocates for changing how we think about and address these needs in our community. Listen to their very different journeys to well-being and...