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Horsing Around with Arapahoe County Sheriff Office’s mounted Unit @ArapahoeSO

Monday August 3 students and staff at the Colorado Center for the Blind met up with members of the Arapahoe County Sheriff Offices Mounted Unit at nearby Sterne Park. When Lt. Rich Anselmi, the unit’s commander first contacted Executive Director Julie Deden a while back about planning something together, Julie […]

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How we held our first Juneteenth celebration

Last month we celebrated Juneteenth for the first time at the center, thanks to a request made by two of our students, Q and James, shown left to right above. James is from Georgia and wanted to have a Juneteenth celebration because the day is celebrated back home. Julie readily […]

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We’re in NFB Convention Mode, Virtually! #NFB20

Every summer we pack ourselves up, staff, ITP students and summer students, and head out to the National Federation of the Blind convention, wherever that may be – Orlando, Dallas, Las Vegas. This year it was going to be in Houston. It often proves to be one of the most […]

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Giving Back – A Tribute to Robert Dyson

By Julie Deden For the past 16 years when you called the Center, you would talk to Robert. His welcoming voice was the hallmark of the Center and our NFB office.  Shortly after the first of the year, Robert let us know that he’d decided to move to Canon City […]

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Be Counted: An Update in Light of COVID-19 #DoingMyPart

(Editor’s Note: We will soon post a video demonstrating How blind folks can complete the 2020 Census, featuring our own Martin Becerra-Miranda and Dan Burke. It’s great YouTube viewing, but we don’t have a trailer. In the meantime then, we’re posting some of that information here to complement the video.) […]

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Kicking Off “40 Hands in Forty Days”

We’re extremely excited to be one of 40 Colorado nonprofits to be part of the 2020 40 Hands in Forty Days effort this spring! From March 2 through April 10 (40 days), 40 nonprofits will take part in a unique fundraising effort. We may throw any number of fun ideas […]

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Happy Holidays! Thanks to All of You, Lives Change at the Colorado Center for the Blind

We’re celebrating the holidays, and we hope you are too! Yes, our programs change lives, class by class, day by day, week by week. Thanks to all of you who donated to our programs this year, we continue to be able to provide our students with the essential tools they […]

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“How My Life Changed at the Colorado Center for the Blind” @CatchTheseWords

Editor’s Note: We introduced you to holly some months ago, when the weather was warmer and she was a relatively new student at the center. She comes from the United Kingdom and her drive to attend the Colorado Center for the Blind stems in part from the fact that, as […]

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“Incredible Days” Lead to Living the Lives We Want! #COGivesDay

Maura finished high school last spring and plans to go on to college next year. Before she did that, however, she was determined to obtain the skills she needed to be independent as a blind person so that nothing could hold her back in college, or beyond. We’ll let Maura […]

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A salute to Our Graduates #COGivesDay

Executive Director Julie Deden wrote this salute to the final five students graduating from the Colorado Center for the Blind in 2019. Colorado Gives Day is this Tuesday, December 10, and as we do each year at this time, we are asking for your financial support for our programs at […]