What’s Happening 1-13-22

NEWMAN CENTER AT UNIVERSITY OF DENVER PRESENTSJan.14 & 15, Dance Theatre of Harlem; Feb. 19  & 20, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with  Wynton Marsalis.  Tickets: Call 303-871-7720 or newmancenter presents.com  Ask about other concerts. SOUTH METRO DENVER CHAMBER ECONOMIC FORECAST BREAKFASTJan. 28, 7-9 a.m. Marriott South at Park Meadows. Plated breakfast will be served. …

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Lessons from the Albatross

The United States has the largest number of children being raised in single parent households. In some communities, 64% of children are unlikely to experience a healthy marriage or relationship in their own homes. For some the word “family” connects them with neglect or trauma. Father absence is a huge challenge. Since healthy families are …

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Ed Perlmutter won’t run for re-election in November

After serving 16 years representing Colorado’s seventh congressional district, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter announced on January 10 that he would not run for re-election for a ninth term this November. Just two months ago, he had announced he would be a candidate for re-election. Perlmutter’s statement said, “I’ve never shied away from a challenge but …

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Local social service agency steps up to resettle up to 20 Afghan families

According to a recent article in the Intermountain Jewish News, Denver will soon receive up to 20 Afghan refugee families for resettlement here. Arrangements for these families are being coordinated by JFS (Jewish Family Service), a “nonsectarian, nonprofit human service agency offering comprehensive, integrated, customized services to vulnerable individuals and families.” The organization was founded …

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Bennet and Hickenlooper announce Colorado funding from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

On December 16, Colorado United States Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper announced that our state will receive around $3.5 billion for highway and bridge projects and $430 million for airports around the state over the next five years from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law by President Biden on November 15, …

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