Feb
16
5:45 pm17:45

Fourth Annual Public Good Gala

The Public Good Gala is a collaboration of the Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management and the Ethiopian Community Development Council/African Community Center (ACC) in Denver. Offered since 2012, this innovative program helps refugees develop the skills and knowledge needed to obtain jobs in the food service industry. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres followed by a four-course dinner with each course paired with wines from Ceja Vineyards, served by refugees working alongside our hospitality students. The evening's menu will be under the direction of featured guest chefDavid Patterson of The Broadmoor.


Thursday, February 16, 2017

Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres & Silent Auction | 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.
Four-Course Food & Wine Pairing Dinner | 7 – 9 p.m.

Daniels College of Business
Tuscan Ballroom, Joy Burns Center
2044 East Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208

$825 per table of 8
$99 per person - Early registration
$109 per person after January 15th

For information, contact Aimee Mandolini at aimee.mandolini@du.edu.

Click here to reserve your ticket

Feb
10
4:30 pm16:30

2nd Annual International CITY Talent Night!

  • Central High School

In partnership with Central High School and the African Community Center of Denver, we want to invite all of you to come and enjoy a night that celebrates and honors the skills, courage and resilience of refugee & immigrant youth. 

Reception and welcoming starts at 4:30 pm at Aurora Central High School Auditorium and the show will begin at 5:00 pm.

$2 suggested donation

Dec
16
5:00 pm17:00

Refugee & Immigrant Youth Consortium Holiday Party

  • Orbis House

Since April 2016, Refugee & Immigrant Youth Consortium (RIYC) has successfully helped intentional conversations about areas that concern the livelihood of refugee and immigrant youth such as; creating professional opportunities, understanding the dynamics of religion/spirituality, and creating meaningful dialogue concerning violence among youth groups.

The RIYC meetings are an opportunity to bring together all agencies, community groups, government offices, other non-profits and individuals concerned with local and national initiatives that affect positive youth development for refugee and immigrant youth in the Denver Metro area. 

The Youth Consortium is held bi-monthly at Mango House located at  1532 Galena St. in Aurora, Colorado 80010. On the 1st Wednesday of the month between 1pm - 3pm.

Please contact Brenda Herrera Moreno, Youth Programs Coordinator, for any further questions or interest: brenda@acc-den.org

Subscribe to RIYC's Listerserv Here 

Sep
23
5:30 pm17:30

One Shared Dream: A Fundraiser for Refugee Youth

  • Graland Country Day School Denver

Please join us for an evening of celebration. We'll enjoy a live performance from Hazel Miller, stories from young refugee leaders, delicious food and great company. 

Hazel Miller, local blues and jazz performer, has been named by Denver's Mayor as one of 150 people who make Denver a better place to live. 

ACC Youth Program students will share their personal journeys and inspire us with their stories. 

Cocktails * Appetizers * Dancing * Silent Auction

 

Click here to purchase tickets

 

Jun
18
9:00 am09:00

Cars, Bikes, & Buses

  • African Community Center

 

 

Celebrate World Refugee Day with friends from around the world on Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.! Cars, Bikes, and Buses will provide practical tools and knowledge to equip newly-arriving refugees and immigrants safely overcome transportation barriers. Focused on helping newcomers safely navigate their new community, the event will include:

  • Live entertainment, including Tito Malaga's band and cultural dance groups
  • Free doughnuts and coffee
  • Giveaways and Bike Raffles
  • Child Passenger Safety station
  • CarFit checkpoints
  • Pedestrian safety exercises
  • RTD presence
  • Bicycle safety demonstrations
  • On-site library card enrollments
Dec
8
8:00 am08:00

Take the Mystery Out of Hiring Refugees

SIGN UP HERE

Whether you’ve employed refugees for years but still have legal questions, or you’re searching for fresh ideas in finding quality employees, this session is for you!

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Time: 8 – 10 a.m.  (Continental Breakfast Served at 7:30 a.m.)

Location: HSS Main Office, 900 South Broadway #100, Denver, CO 80209

Phone:  303.603.3000

Join industry colleagues for this informative session focused on:

·         Legal responsibility and partnership in employing refugees from an employment law and human resource perspective

·         The changing demographics in Colorado and practical ideas for preparing your workforce

Registration Cost: $49 (Note: SHRM CLE Credit may be available)

Space is limited!! To register, please click here.

SIGN UP HERE

ACC Orientation
May
26
5:30 pm17:30

ACC Orientation

  • ECDC/African Community Center

Join us for one of our bi-monthly orientations open to all interested in learning more about refugees, the refugee resettlement process, the African Community Center and what we do.

We look forward to meeting you!

Please contact volunteer@acc-den.org with any questions and to RSVP.

Submit your volunteer application at http://www.acc-den.org/get-involved/

Orientation is held in the conference room on the second floor of the KeyBank Office. 

An Evening of Sew Many Stories
May
7
6:00 pm18:00

An Evening of Sew Many Stories

  • Fashion Design Center of Denver

WE MADE THIS AND THE FASHION DESIGN CENTER OF DENVER PRESENTS AN EVENING OF SEW MANY STORIES

May 7th 2015 • 6-8 pm

An event designed to unite the community and honor the courage, resilience, and stories of refugee women

Voices of Refugees
Apr
29
6:00 pm18:00

Voices of Refugees

  • Tivoli Turnhalle, Auraria Campus

Join us on April 29th as refugees share their stories, struggles, and successes along their journey to Denver! The stories will begin at 6:00 pm at the Tivoli Turnhalle on the Auraria Campus. 

For more information please contact the Center for Urban Connections at (303) 352-7129 or Lindsay at the African Community Center at (303) 399-4500.

ACC Orientation
Apr
27
5:30 pm17:30

ACC Orientation

  • African Community Center

Join us for one of our bi-monthly orientations open to all interested in learning more about refugees, the refugee resettlement process, the African Community Center and what we do.

We look forward to meeting you!

Please contact volunteer@acc-den.org with any questions and to RSVP.

Submit your volunteer application at http://www.acc-den.org/get-involved/

Orientation is held in the conference room on the second floor of the KeyBank Office. 

ACC Orientation
Apr
7
5:30 pm17:30

ACC Orientation

  • African Community Center

Join us for one of our bi-monthly orientations open to all interested in learning more about refugees, the refugee resettlement process, the African Community Center and what we do.

We look forward to meeting you!

Please contact volunteer@acc-den.org with any questions and to RSVP.

Submit your volunteer application at http://www.acc-den.org/get-involved/

Orientation is held in the conference room on the second floor of the KeyBank Office. 

ACC Orientation
Mar
25
5:30 pm17:30

ACC Orientation

  • African Community Center

Join us for one of our bi-monthly orientations open to all interested in learning more about refugees, the refugee resettlement process, the African Community Center and what we do.

We look forward to meeting you!

Please contact volunteer@acc-den.org with any questions and to RSVP.

Submit your volunteer application at http://www.acc-den.org/get-involved/

Orientation is held in the conference room on the second floor of the KeyBank Office. 

Youth Voices of Refugees
Mar
20
6:00 pm18:00

Youth Voices of Refugees

  • Center for Visual Arts

You Are Invited To The First Annual
Youth Voices of Refugees

Friday, March 20, 2015

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Drinks and appetizers

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Spatial Stories: Topographies of Change in Africa Exhibit  

6:30 p.m.
Featured Youth Refugees Speakers Take Stage 

7:30 p.m. Live Music

The evening celebrates the Colorado Refugee Youth Scholarship Fund aiming to raise $10,000 towards scholarships to outstanding refugee youth. The Colorado Refugee Youth Scholarship Fund was created to provide financial support for outstanding refugee youth who choose to pursue higher education, while engaging participants as leaders and change-makers in the community. In addition to their hard work in school and at home for their families, the scholarship program is a year-long leadership training program, which includes volunteering in the community and mentoring other younger refugee students. Upon completion of the program,each student is awarded a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition or educational expenses.


Open Gallery 

Donate Online Here

For more information, contact Lindsay Dean at Lindsay@acc-den.org or 303.399.4500

Learn more about our 2015 refugee youth scholars by visiting our funding website, FaceBook page, and Instagram.

http://www.razoo.com/story/Acc-S-2015-Colorado-Refugee-Youth-Scholarship-Fund-1

http://instagram.com/africancommunitycenter/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/ACC-Youth-Voices-of-Refugees-Event/1395594480744860

 

ACC Orientation
Mar
4
5:30 pm17:30

ACC Orientation

  • African Community Center

Join us for one of our bi-monthly orientations open to all interested in learning more about refugees, the refugee resettlement process, the African Community Center and what we do.

We look forward to meeting you!

Please contact volunteer@acc-den.org with any questions and to RSVP.

Submit your volunteer application at http://www.acc-den.org/get-involved/

Orientation is held in the conference room on the second floor of the KeyBank Office. 

ACC Orientation
Feb
26
5:30 pm17:30

ACC Orientation

  • ACC

Join us for one of our bi-monthly orientations open to all interested in learning more about refugees, the refugee resettlement process, the African Community Center and what we do.

We look forward to meeting you!

Please contact volunteer@acc-den.org with any questions and to RSVP.

Submit your volunteer application at http://www.acc-den.org/get-involved/

Orientation is held in the conference room on the second floor of the KeyBank Office. 

Public Good Gala: A Celebration of Hope, Humanity, and Hospitality
Feb
19
5:30 pm17:30

Public Good Gala: A Celebration of Hope, Humanity, and Hospitality

  • University of Denver Knoebel School of Hospitality

 

You Are Invited To The Second Annual
Public Good Gala

Thursday, February 19, 2015

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Cocktails and appetizers

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Four course dinner with wine pairings 
created by chef Paul C. Reilly from beast + bottle  

Silent Auction
Featuring African Art, Hotel and Dinner Packages

The evening celebrates the innovative partnership between the University of Denver's Knoebel School
of Hospitality Management and the ECDC/African Community Center, a resettlement agency
dedicated to helping refugees build safe and sustainable lives in Denver.

$75 per ticket
$525 for table of eight

Purchase Tickets Online Here

For more information, contact Cheri Young at cheri.young@du.edu or 303.871.7671

#DUGoodGala   

 

 

 


http://knoebelevents.ticketleap.com/public-good-gala/

ACC Orientation
Feb
4
5:30 pm17:30

ACC Orientation

  • ACC

Join us for one of our bi-monthly orientations open to all interested in learning more about refugees, the refugee resettlement process, the African Community Center and what we do.

We look forward to meeting you!

Please contact volunteer@acc-den.org with any questions and to RSVP.

Submit your volunteer application at http://www.acc-den.org/get-involved/

Orientation is held in the conference room on the second floor of the KeyBank Office.