Mines Without Borders is hosting the 2018 Benefit Dinner and silent auction to bring together humanitarian engineering supporters from the Front Range and to share the impact of our organization’s projects in Nicaragua. The evening will include a social hour and silent auction beginning at 7 PM, with dinner served promptly at 8 PM. Throughout the course of dinner, you will have the chance to talk to students currently involved in Mines Without Borders and Humanitarian Engineering at Mines. The dinner will end with highlights of the projects that Mines Without Borders has been focusing on over the last year.
On April 28, changemakers like you will gather to raise funds and celebrate AfricAid’s two mentoring programs for secondary school girls in Tanzania. We invite you to support their journey as they develop into leaders, transform their communities, and change the future.
Festive evening includes social hour, auction, and inspiring program featuring Asimwe Suedi, Binti Shupavu Project Manager from AfricAid Tanzania. Heavy hors d’oeurves & libations available throughout the evening.
Performing at Dazzle for the first time, the French jazz trio "Carol" along with the famous Denver trumpet player, Hugh Ragin. Ragin plays regularly with famous free jazz musicians as Roscoe Mitchell, David Murray and Antony Braxton.
The 3 French musicians, founders of Nautilus Ensemble, create a new kind of explosive yet sensitive music. After years of musical collaborations, Christophe Rocher, Nicolas Poniard, and Frederic B.Briet, perform together with their combined vision of music; free, lively, and always evolving. The Carol trio plays their variety of sounds by way of sparkling improvisations and powerful pieces which reflect the joy of contemporary jazz.
Join the regular meeting of the Salesforce Denver Nonprofit User Group. This is a peer-support group of others also using Salesforce that convenes on a regular basis. This month’s meetup will be at the Posner Center. Our friends from Mogli (formerly Tact) will be presenting on nonprofit impact measurement strategies and tools that can be used in Salesforce, including Mogli SMS, TaroWorks, Formstack, and others. Come to learn, to get answers to your questions, and to meet others using Salesforce in their day-to-day work. There will be light breakfast provided.
WorldDenver Young Professionals invite Asimwe Suedi from AfricAid Tanzania to host a discussion about her work leading the educational intervention Binti Shupavu in northern Tanzania, serving girls ages 13-18. Binti Shupavu, meaning ‘courageous daughters’ in Swahili, is a needs-driven training and mentoring program that gives vulnerable adolescent girls the knowledge, skills, and support they need to complete secondary school to additional education or vocational training.
Joining Asimwe in this conversation will be Denver area refugee high school students, sharing their experiences here in the US context. This dialogue seeks to offer a new way of looking at education from a global perspective. Light meal and refreshments will be served.
The coffee socials offer students, faculty, and community members the opportunity to gather and share their work in Africa, or learn about Africa (for those who have never been). This is a great way to meet others and discuss collaboration ideas!
African coffee is served, with breakfast snacks, tea, juice, and water. All are welcome!
All coffee socials are held in the Montreal Room at Johnson Hall Room 108, which is the School of Global Environmental Sustainability.
Meet the Middle East is teaming up with Arbonne Consultant, Hanan Shaban, to host a fundraiser benefiting the 2018 Youth Ambassadors! Bring all of your friends and family for an evening of food, product samples and free gifts! Please RSVP.
Looking for more information on the process of how refugees come to Denver? Want to get involved in your local community and have a big impact on the lives of refugees right here? Come to a Refugee 101/Volunteer Orientation to learn more and take the first step!
Each year on World Refugee Day people around the globe gather to honor the spirit and courage of millions of refugees worldwide. In Colorado we will pause to recognize the contributions refugees make to our state, the talents they bring, and celebrate the many partnerships that make our state a welcoming place for newcomers. The celebration will include music, dancing, refugee speakers, and much more!
Join Far Away Friends for a fun, relaxing and inspiring evening of beer tasting courtesy of Renegade Brewing Company, great food, and entertainment in support of our work to end generational poverty. Proceeds from this event will help support 150 students at Global Leaders Primary School and provide income-generating opportunities for parents in Namasale, Uganda. Please purchase tickets!