Morris W. Price Jr.

Price Jr., Morris W.

Morris W. Price Jr.

Vice President and Executive Director, City Year Denver

Morris W. Price, Jr. is proud to serve as the Vice President and Executive Director of City Year Denver. Prior to assuming the position, Morris was the district director for Colorado’s 1st Congressional District and served as the national program officer for the Gill Foundation, developing relationships and financial support to  national nonprofits involved in LGBT advocacy and civil rights. Prior to that he served as the Director of University and College Relations with the Daniels Fund.

Morris spent 15 years in higher education administration working for institutions including Wabash College, Montclair State College, NYU and DePauw University, and served as the director of undergraduate admission at the University of Denver. Morris’s community leadership includes serving as past board chair of many local commissions and organizations, and he currently serves as a member of Rose Community Foundation’s Board of Trustees and the board of the Colorado Nonprofit Association.

Morris is a Denver native and proud graduate of Denver Public Schools. He received his B.A. from Colorado State University and was the recipient of the 2000 Colorado Trust Fellowship for a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. He has received the Professional Man of the Year Award from the Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Advocate of the Year Award from Equal Rights Colorado, and the 2013 Whitney M. Young Award for civic engagement from the Urban League of Metro Denver.