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November 30, 2018

People Engaged in Raising Leaders (P.E.R.L.) December Newsletter

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November 30, 2018


Those interested in civic engagement across Boulder County are invited to register for the 2019 P.E.R.L. training program. This four week session will focus on connecting our communities with non-profit organizations and commissions ready to embrace inclusion.This training program educates individuals from Boulder County’s diverse communities about the inner-workings of boards and commissions. Participants learn about leadership development, communication styles, budgeting, fundraising and more.

What: Board Leadership Training

When: Tuesdays,January 8-29 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Cost: FREE (Dinner is provided)

Where: Boulder County Public Health Auditoirum 3482 N. Broadway, Boulder, CO

Who: Boulder County Residents

For more information, please contact Elicia Goodsoldier at: The deadline to apply is January 4, 2019. You can fill out the application online here.


The Boulder County boards and commissions bi-annual recruitment begins December 7.There will be over 105 positions open for all internal and external boards and commissions. Some include:

  • Board of Health
  • Board of Review
  • Community Action Programs Board
  • Cultural Council
  • Historic Preservation
  • Health and Human Services
  • Planning Commission
  • Resource Conservation Board

If you are interested and would like more information, please contact Robin Valdez at

You can view the descriptions of each board and commission here. The deadline to apply is January 11, 2019 .


Boulder Housing Partners is looking for new Commissioners for 2019. If you have experience in or are passionate about affordable housing and are
connected to any of the following
industries/organizations, you are strongly encouraged
you to apply:

● Mental Health / Social Services
● University of Colorado - Boulder
● City of Boulder K-12 Education

BHP encourages all interested individuals to attend
a board meeting to meet the Commissioners,
Executive Director, Jeremy Durham, and be
exposed to the flow of our meetings. The next
meetings occur:
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
All meetings take place at Boulder Housing
Partners, 4800 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304.

The BHP Board meets monthly from 9:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of the
month. Applications for the board open on January 2,
2019 and close on February 15, 2019. You can
find the application here.


The HRC is now seeking candidates interested in serving as regular or alternate members of the Human Rights Commission. To apply, read the position information here, and submit your application (resume and a letter of interest are optional). Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. The deadline is open until filled.