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Allison Neswood Fights for Justice

By Kristin Jones Allison Neswood is a health care attorney for the Colorado Center on Law & Policy (CCLP), a Trust grantee and participant in Health Equity Advocacy, a group of organizations working together to build a strong and diverse field of health equity advocates in the state. Her job at CCLP is to advocate for access to health care and other basic needs, with a ...

First Nations Receives USDA-NRCS Grant to Build Business Capacity

First Nations Receives USDA-NRCS Grant to Build Business Capacity and Provide Conservation Planning Among Native American Producers LONGMONT, Colorado (March 14, 2018) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced it has received a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to help build ...

Colorado Legislative Update for Businesses March 9, 2018

Colorado Business Legislation Updates March 9, 2018 HB18-1261 (Weissman (D)) – Colorado Arbitration Fairness Act The bill establishes impartiality standards for, and requires disclosures of perceived conflicts by, arbitrators. It permits a party to challenge an arbitrator based on the failure to meet the new standards and disclosures before or during arbitration. ...

MW BREAKS GROUND ON PARC MOSAIC, NEW APARTMENT COMMUNITY IN BOULDER

Milender White started construction operations this week on Parc Mosaic, a new 226-unit apartment community group in Boulder. This five building, 395,155 sq. ft. project is slated for LEED certification and completion in mid-2019. “We have been working with Aimco and Tryba Architects in the preconstruction phase for more than 18 months,” said Adam Mack, ...

Greening Standing Rock

Exciting news! As our Lakota People’s Law Project legal team prepares landmark necessity defenses for HolyElk Lafferty and Chase Iron Eyes in the aftermath of the DAPL protests, we’ve also begun helping to green Standing Rock. As Native people, we realize we can’t just be reactive when events come to our doorstep. We must proactively set an example by creating a ...

First Nations Development Institute; Henry Luce Foundation Grant

Henry Luce Foundation Grant Will Help Foster Native Community Intellectuals LONGMONT, Colorado (January 5, 2018) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced it has received a $240,000, two-year grant from the Henry Luce Foundation to conduct a project known as “Supporting Community Intellectuals in Native Communities.” The goal is to ...