Morris W. Price Jr.
Vice President and Executive Director, City Year Denver
Morris W. Price, Jr. is the vice president and executive director of City Year Denver. Prior to assuming the position, Mr. Price was the district director for Colorado’s 1st Congressional District and served as the national program officer for the Gill Foundation, developing relationships and providing technical assistance and financial support to national nonprofit organziations involved in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy and civil rights.
Mr. Price spent 15 years in higher education administration working for institutions including DePauw University, Montclair State College, NYU and Wabash College, and served as the director of undergraduate admission at the University of Denver.
Mr. Price’s community leadership includes serving as past board chair of many local commissions and organizations. He currently serves as a member of Rose Community Foundation’s Committee on Aging and the Denver Art Museum’s Marketing Committee.
Mr. Price is a Denver native and a proud graduate of Denver Public Schools. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Colorado State University and was the recipient of the 2000 Colorado Trust Fellowship for a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. Mr. Price has received the Professional Man of the Year Award (Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce), Advocate of the Year Award (Equal Rights Colorado) and the 2013 Whitney M. Young Award for civic engagement from the Urban League of Metro Denver.