Teacher Pay and Other Wonkish Woes: A Look at Education Policy in Colorado in 2018

By Erin Shaver, Senior Grantwriter at Joining Vision and Action Colorado is a top state for many things—low unemployment, a healthy and fit population (we’ve held the crown for lowest obesity rate [...]

2018-04-18T09:24:40+00:00 April 12th, 2018|2018, Blog, Policy and advocacy, Unconsultants|0 Comments

You Aren’t Imagining it—Coloradans Do Pay More for our Healthcare

By Lisa Cirincione, Senior Resource Development Associate at Joining Vision and Action It seems that each year, fewer people can afford healthcare. From 2006 to 2016, the cost of employer-sponsored health insurance [...]

Federal Spending Uncertainty—Continuing Resolutions are Paralyzing National Progress

Lisa Cirincione, Senior Resource Development Associate at Joining Vision and Action Congress has developed a habit of using continuing resolutions (CRs) as a stop-gap funding measure to keep the government open. While [...]

2018-02-05T17:53:46+00:00 February 5th, 2018|2018, Blog, Fundraising, Grantwriting, Policy and advocacy|0 Comments

Heard of 2Gen? Colorado Just Keeps Innovating

By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action Photo by London Scout on Unsplash Since starting at JVA in the fall, I’ve been fortunate enough to attend several events where I’ve met [...]

2018-05-21T19:44:09+00:00 January 17th, 2018|2018, Advocacy and Action, Blog, Policy and advocacy|0 Comments

The Trump Budget: An Information and Action Session

By Lisa Cirincione, Joining Vision and Action Summary: A lively discussion and presentation about how President Trump’s proposed federal budget may impact projects undertaken by the City and County of Denver, environmental [...]

The Science of Resistance: A Vibrant Forum on Effective Advocacy, Organizing and Conversations

On March 8, Joining Vision and Action (JVA) welcomed guests and panelists to the latest “Conversations that Matter” event at JVA offices, 2465 Sheridan Blvd. in Edgewater. Conversations that Matter is a [...]