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Your Vote, Your Voice Matters! Posted Nov 08, 2016 By admin

Today is Election Day! While some people have just started preparing for the election during the past week, DenUM has been involved in voter engagement activities for months. We have registered clients to vote at DenUM and at the St. Francis Center. We also asked clients to fill out pledge cards. Once they filled out these pledge cards, they got a call reminding them to vote before Election Day. We also created and distributed a Ballot Guide that explains the amendments and proposals on this year’s ballot in accessible and non-partisan language. We collaborated with the Community Resource Center’s Participation Project and the St. Francis. We have had immense success in our

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2016 Annual Update Posted Oct 31, 2016 By admin

2015 was an exciting year at DenUM!  In addition to changing our name from Denver Urban Ministries to Denver Urban Matters, we unveiled our new logo–all while continuing to provide much-needed stability and self-sufficiency services to families in need throughout the Denver metropolitan area. We are proud of our work over the past year and are grateful to all of our generous supporters for making this work possible. In 2016 we continue to provide excellent services to low-income families and expand our community engagement efforts. Check out our FY 2015 Report!    

Our Easy to Read Colorado Ballot Guide Posted Oct 20, 2016 By admin

DenUM is proud to partner with the Colorado Participation Project to promote the importance of voting to our clients and community this election season. One way that we do this is by raising awareness of the state and Denver County ballot initiatives. It is very easy to forget that there will be more on the ballot this November than the presidential nominees, but there are also  important state and local propositions and amendments! To ensure that DenUM clients and community members have information about these vital topics on the ballot, we created a 2016 Colorado Ballot Guide. We made sure to make the language on this ballot guide is as accessible

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