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The Denver Blog

Anna Acosta

Chicano Humanities and Arts Council Celebrates a New Beginning

When the Chicano Humanities and Arts Council (CHAC) was founded in 1978, its purpose was simple: to create a place where Latino/a/x and Hispanic artists could display their art freely. “We weren’t allowed in galleries, or they didn’t want our type of art,” said CHAC’s Executive Director Brenda…

I Love ME Gems Business Takes Off in Denver

Life isn’t always easy, but for Venezuelan native Yurima Crowley it sure has been interesting. In 2018, she was working an assortment of jobs to make ends meet — then everything changed when she took a 20-month leadership course offered to immigrants at a non-profit in Aurora. The ultimate purpose…