Impact Newsletter January 2021

Vol.1, Issue 4 Jan 2021

Announcing the 2021 Oxygen for Education Scholarship Breakfast

We’re Going Virtual! March 4, 2021 | 8:00 am

We are excited to announce our annual scholarship fundraising breakfast will be a virtual event this year, on March 4th from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. Last year’s breakfast raised $60,000 for scholarships and we hope to reach that goal again this year.

This event is free, but registration is required. The first 100 registrants will receive a "Sunrise Box" with everything you need to enjoy the program.

To continue our work of transforming lives and ensuring a trained workforce for our community, we need your help. Please support the Oxygen for Education Scholarship Breakfast with your presence and your contributions. On behalf of the many students whose lives are changed daily by your generosity, thank you.

2021 Wellington Webb Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars

The CCD Foundation congratulates the 2021 Wellington Webb Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars, which recognizes CCD students who are also leaders in their own right. 

This year’s recipients are Amelia Federico, who is studying political science; and Mariam Osman, who is pursuing studying English and multimedia journalism.

Learn more at ccd.edu/MLK 

CCD Receives $1,160,400 to Increase Postsecondary Attainment

With a generous grant of $7 million from JP Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMC), CCD is one of nine Denver partners to undertake a transformative cross-sector effort to launch Denver Career Pathways: Close the Gap by 2025. The CCD Foundation will receive $1,160,400 over five years for this project.

This initiative will dramatically increase the number and diversity of students who complete high-quality career pathways that start in high school, continue into and through higher education, and lead to good jobs in Denver’s labor market, creating a national model for closing equity gaps and increasing postsecondary attainment resulting in family-living wage employment. With leadership and coordination from the Denver Education Network (DEAN), CCD joins Denver Public Schools, Emily Griffith Technical College, Metro State University, CU Denver, Colorado Community College System, Colorado Department of Education, and the Colorado Department of Higher Education to launch this multi-year effort.