The many working as one for the good of all
The Civic Canopy is transforming the way we approach and solve pivotal issues in our society. We connect diverse groups of people seeking change in their communities and equip them with the tools to create meaningful and lasting impact.
What We Believe
Vision: To build a more just society where everyone belongs.
Mission: To create a culture of collaboration that drives transformative change.
What We Do
Our three part platform provides:
- the shared technology that communities need to stay connected and share vital information;
- the training and technical assistance that partners need to develop the skills to carry out collaborative work; and
- the advocacy and engagement networks that we need in order to build a more just society where everyone belongs.
We currently work in 5 key areas
The Civic Canopy supports organizations, networks and projects to ensure a genuine opportunity for all to advance public interest, strengthen civic engagement, and provide civic leadership to ensure Colorado’s citizens are leading and driving meaningful change.
The Civic Canopy facilitates and strengthens networks and partnerships to promote collective action toward shared results in order to ensure all Colorado’s young children are valued, healthy, and thriving.
The Civic Canopy is building The Civic Network, a platform for networks to share information and data to catalyze learning and connection.
The Civic Canopy supports inclusive, resident-led efforts that lead to lasting, meaningful impact. By leveraging community organizing, authentic dialogue, and systems change approaches, residents are creating healthy, thriving neighborhoods in Near North East Denver.
The Civic Canopy facilitates and strengthens networks of youth and youth-serving groups to help young people reach their full potential. By developing a common set of outcomes and striving for change through youth and adult partnerships, these networks enable youth to become collaborative leaders.