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Surge of Migrant Arrivals Overwhelming Aurora Nonprofits

Publication Date: January 11, 2024

Source: Westword

Aurora nonprofit pushes for FEMA funds for migrant influx

Publication Date: January 8, 2024

Source: KDVR Fox 31

Applications pour in as deadline to apply for Colorado outdoor equity grant approaches

Publication Date: September 29, 2022

Source: CBS Denver

Refugee organization, Latin Fashion Week team up for runway show

Publication Date: September 19, 2022

Source: KDVR Fox 31

The Colorado Dream: Newcomers Welcome: Identity

Publication Date: August 26, 2022

Source: KUNC: The Colorado Dream

The Colorado Dream: Newcomers Welcome: Integration

Publication Date: August 12, 2022

Source: KUNC

Documentary ‘My Father’s House’ About Aurora Nonprofit Screened In France

Publication Date: May 23, 2022

Source: CBS4 Denver

Award-winning Colorado film screens during the Cannes Film Festival

Publication Date: May 22, 2022

Source: YourHub - The Denver Post

Documentary featuring Village Exchange Center screens at Cannes Film Festival

Publication Date: May 20, 2022

Source: Colorado Sentinel

Local Documentary wins Cannes Award

Publication Date: May 20, 2022

Source: Denver 7

My Father’s House – Arts & Culture Round Up

Publication Date: May 19, 2022

Source: Denver Gazette

Colorado Film Screens at Cannes…Finally

Publication Date: May 19, 2022

Source: Westword

Mosaic of Cultures: behind-the-scenes with Beto Mojardin

Publication Date: May 13, 2022

Source: Aurora TV

Aurora nonprofit ready to help underserved families with pandemic recovery assistance grants

Publication Date: March 2, 2022

Source: KUSA

Almost half of Colorado households with kids struggle to serve nutritious food. These free meals could help.

Publication Date: February 10, 2022

Source: Colorado Newsline

Colorado Nonprofit Sees Influx Of People Needing Assistance

Publication Date: February 10, 2022

Source: CBS Denver

The Pandemic Has Been Hard. It’s Been Harder on Immigrants.

Publication Date: November 17, 2021

Source: Colorado Newsline

The Transformation of a Lutheran Church into a Multicultural Center & Multi-faith Worship Space

Publication Date: November 11, 2021

Source: The Planning Report

Personal Relationships Help Close Vaccination Gap In Colorado’s BIPOC Community

Publication Date: September 22, 2021

Source: CBS Denver

Aurora NAACP launching BIPOC economic development business center

Publication Date: September 8, 2021

Source: Sentinel Colorado

Nonprofit supporting immigrants, refugees rebuilds after fire destroys shed

Publication Date: September 6, 2021

Source: KUSA

Hate Believed To Be Fueling Crimes Against Village Exchange Center In Aurora

Publication Date: September 4, 2021

Source: CBS Denver

Colorado’s child poverty rate was improving pre-pandemic, but that trend is likely to change

Publication Date: August 26, 2021

Source: Colorado Newsline

Afghan Immigrants Watch As Chaos Unfolds, Resettlement Agencies Expect More To Come To Colorado

Publication Date: August 17, 2021

Source: CBS Denver

COVID In Colorado: Adams County Offers Incentives To Help Boost Vaccinations

Publication Date: August 10, 2021

Source: CBS Denver

$100 gift cards being offered with COVID shots at these Colorado locations

Publication Date: July 27, 2021

Source: KUSA

$1.7 million for Village Exchange Center Community Center renovation project (Crow)

Publication Date: July 15, 2021

Source: Colorado Politics

Bus stop by bus stop, Denver-area health officials microtarget vaccine hesitancy

Publication Date: June 30, 2021

Source: The Colorado Sun

Reactivan programas y recursos para la comunidad en el Village Exchange Center

Publication Date: June 30, 2021

Source: Telemundo Denver

Thousands of COVID-19 vaccines to be given through community clinics statewide

Publication Date: February 22, 2021

Source: 11 News

Vaccine equity and anguish propel novel pop-up clinics along Colfax corridor

Publication Date: February 18, 2021

Source: Sentinel Colorado

Aurora organization starting community finance program for quarantined workers

Publication Date: January 30, 2021

Source: The Denver Channel

Village Exchange Center launches fund for low-wage workers unable to quarantine

Publication Date: January 29, 2021

Source: Sentinel Colorado

DOUBLE FEATURE: Film shorts portray Aurora’s diversity, unity and polarization

Publication Date: January 21, 2021

Source: Sentinel Colorado

Immigrant families received some pandemic aid, but Colorado advocates say need is much larger

Publication Date: December 10, 2020

Source: The Denver Post

The Case For Empathy: My Father’s House At The Denver Film Festival

Publication Date: November 2, 2020

Source: (SALT) Magazine

How a Lutheran Church Transformed Into a Multicultural Center for Aurora

Publication Date: October 23, 2020

Source: Westword

After success of mobile food pantry, Aurora launches Commitment to Care program

Publication Date: August 28, 2020

Source: KUSA

SVP Denver COVID Response: Village Exchange Center

Publication Date: June 15, 2020

Source: Social Venture Partners Investee Spotlight

Village Exchange Center Launches Urban Farm During COVID-19

Publication Date: May 19, 2020

Source: Our Community Now at Colorado

SVP Denver Partners Help Launch Left Behind Workers Fund

Publication Date: May 15, 2020

Source: Social Venture Partners Investee Spotlight

Aurora activists help distribute $250,000 to struggling undocumented immigrants

Publication Date: April 28, 2020

Source: Sentinel Colorado

Aurora, Colorado’s most diverse city, is ready to distribute COVID-19 info to a community with 160 languages

Publication Date: March 5, 2020

Source: Denverite

DOWN FOR THE COUNT: Aurora working for an accurate Census against the odds

Publication Date: March 1, 2020

Source: Sentinel Colorado

Come Celebrate Village Exchange Center’s 3rd Anniversary of Positive Community Impact

Publication Date: January 9, 2020

Source: Our Community Now at Colorado

Aurora Is Growing Fast — And Isn’t Slowing Down

Publication Date: May 1, 2019

Source: 5280 Magazine

Aurora embraces role as the top landing spot for immigrants in Colorado

Publication Date: July 16, 2018

Source: The Denver Post

Aurora congregation donates St. Matthew’s church, land to new nonprofit refugee center

Publication Date: June 20, 2017

Source: The Denver Post

Refugee Center Village Exchange Center to Open in Aurora

Publication Date: June 6, 2017

Source: Westword

Local documentary wins Cannes award

Source: Denver 7 - The Denver Channel