Tag Archives: Denver

Three Bus Tours during the 2013 Conference

Three bus tours spread over two days during the 2013 Beyond the Mountaintop conference, which is October 3-6 in Denver, Colorado. The bus tours will give out-of-towners the chance to get out of the the DoubleTree hotel and out to … Continue reading

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Black Cowboys and the Harlem of the West

Stephan Gater is a founding member of Denver African American Philanthropists as well as a member of the Mile High Mavericks. Stephan offers anecdotes and insights as he exudes hometown pride for the Mile High City. _______ Denver — October … Continue reading

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9 Things You Missed If You Weren’t at the CIN Summit

Cathy Peterson is a registered nurse and founding member of New Generation of African American Philanthropists (NGAAP-Charlotte). She’s had a momentous, whirlwind year that you can read all about in her bio. Cathy represented her circle in Chapel Hill at … Continue reading

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African Americans in the West

Lisa Roy, an individual member of CIN, is family historian and ardent genealogist who lives in Denver, Colorado. _____ I had the pleasure of attending the Tesoro Cultural Center lecture at The Fort this past Sunday, April 7, 2013.  Dr. Quintard … Continue reading

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Lessons from Beijing: giving and sharing love, be grateful and be humble

Nathan Brown Jr. is a student (Political Science Major, Criminology Minor) at the University of Denver and a member of Denver African American Philanthropists. Below are his reflections from studying abroad in Beijing from August-December 2012. _______ In the Fall … Continue reading

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Passion and Catalysts, a Rookie’s Perspective

Benzel Jimmerson is a co-founder of Denver African American Philanthropists. He owns two companies: DestineTree and Diversity Dynamics Consulting where he offers coaching and advocacy for fathers. The 2012 conference was his first CIN gathering. ____ When we flew into … Continue reading

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10 Questions for Anthony Hicks

Anthony Hicks is one of the members of Denver African American Philanthropists. Here are his ten answers about camaraderie and community, life and his family, and what he reads online and in books.  1. Where do you get your inspiration … Continue reading

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A Life Changing Experience

Written by Stephan Gater, a CIN member since 2011 I was very blessed to be able to attend the 2011 Community Investment Network (CIN) annual Leadership Summit in St. Helena Island, South Carolina this year. I must say the experience … Continue reading

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