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Dash Sperling may be only 17, but he already knows a good investment when he sees one. He is co-chair of Rose Youth Foundation (RYF), a youth-led philanthropy group for Jewish teens and a program of Rose Community Foundation.
Given the clear link between excellent educators and student achievement, it’s easy to agree that great teachers should be compensated for their classroom successes. But historically, consensus has been challenging…
Rose Community Foundation has long supported Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) practices as part of our commitment to helping eliminate the achievement gap in Greater Denver’s K-12 public schools. Grant Beacon Middle School is a learning community benefiting from those oppportunities.
Rose Community Foundation helps Jewish Institutions such as Congregation Beth Evergreen grow stronger through initiatives like MazelTot.org, which connects young families to Jewish life, and an endowment fund, which helps secure the synagogue's future.
As most students are heading home from school, students at Grant Beacon Middle School stay longer each day. The school’s extended day, combined with other innovative methods, is successfully closing the achievement gap.
Rose Community Foundation supports the well-being of Denver Metro Latinos through initiatives which seek to help caregivers.
The term “toxic stress” may conjure up images of a dangerous chemical for some, but for health scientists and early childhood experts, it’s a serious public health issue that’s getting national attention. We are working to increase attention on early childhood mental health in Colorado.
As larger numbers of baby boomers hit retirement age, new models to aid older adults to “age in place” are emerging in Colorado. One such program, Colorado Senior Connections, has developed in Edgewater, Colorado to bring services to older adults right in the neighborhoods where they live.