Van Schoales Joins Keystone Policy Center as Senior Policy Director

Van Schoales Joins Keystone Policy Center as Senior Policy Director Van Schoales, the former president of A+ Colorado and a founding partner of Education Civil Rights Now, has joined the Keystone Policy Center as a senior policy director. Schoales will support and advise Keystone’s Center for Education Policy (CFEP) clients and [...]

Van Schoales Joins Keystone Policy Center as Senior Policy Director2021-09-08T08:18:43-06:00

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program Are you a person of color interested in growing your network and thinking differently about professional development in Colorado’s natural resources management, conservation, or outdoor recreation fields? Apply to participate in the Next 100 Colorado Mentorship Program — a program aimed at uplifting [...]

Next 100 Colorado Accepting Applications for Mentorship Program2021-09-08T08:22:06-06:00

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program Governor Jared Polis signed into law June 21 legislation that creates the Outdoor Equity Grant Program, which will increase access and opportunity for underserved youth and their families to experience Colorado's open spaces, state parks, public lands, and other outdoor areas. “Today really brings [...]

Governor Signs Law Creating Outdoor Equity Program2021-06-23T05:30:01-06:00

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Keystone Policy Center Launch RISE Education Initiative

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Keystone Policy Center Launch RISE Education Initiative Millie Hamner and Ernest House, Jr. tour the Higher Education Lab for the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation. The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe hosted a community launch of a Tribal education initiative May 25-26 that will develop an academic [...]

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, Keystone Policy Center Launch RISE Education Initiative2021-06-02T14:00:58-06:00

Keystone Talks to CBS4 About Wolf Reintroduction Public Engagement

Keystone Talks to CBS4 About Wolf Reintroduction Public Engagement CBS4 recently produced a story about wolves in Colorado, highlighting both the recent wolf sightings in the state as well as the public engagement effort that will be implemented as the state develops a plan for wolf reintroduction. Julie Shapiro, the director of [...]

Keystone Talks to CBS4 About Wolf Reintroduction Public Engagement2021-06-01T14:28:35-06:00

Bipartisan, Multi-Sector Stakeholders Develop Recommendations for Decarbonization

Bipartisan, Multi-Sector Stakeholders Develop Recommendations for Decarbonization The climate crisis presents significant risk for our livelihood and the economy as a whole. We need only look to the February 2021 winter storm in Texas, 2020 California wildfires, or the 2019 Mississippi floods to demonstrate the acuteness of climate risks for both [...]

Bipartisan, Multi-Sector Stakeholders Develop Recommendations for Decarbonization2021-03-10T07:53:27-07:00

Keystone Launches New Podcast

Keystone Launches New Podcast Few things match the power of personal, in-depth storytelling. That is why Keystone Policy Center has launched a new podcast, which will capture the nuances and complexity of its work and impact. The new series is called Keynotes: Stories of Collective Impact. It is available at Apple [...]

Keystone Launches New Podcast2021-01-18T14:19:43-07:00

Keystone Policy Center Commitment

Keystone Policy Center Commitment Keystone Policy Center’s mission is to inspire leaders to rise above entrenched positions to reach common higher ground. The complex work of collaboration, inclusion, and equity are essential to accomplishing this mission. Recent tragic events bringing national attention to issues of violence and police brutality, the ongoing [...]

Keystone Policy Center Commitment2020-06-17T15:54:49-06:00

Announcing the recipients of the 2020 Keystone Leadership Awards

Keystone Leadership Awards Since 1994, Keystone Policy Center has proudly honored exemplary leaders and decision-makers who embody its mission in action. Honorees are selected for their leadership, vision, outstanding problem-solving skills, and efforts to seek collaborative solutions to challenging issues. The awards are presented annually at a dinner ceremony [...]

Announcing the recipients of the 2020 Keystone Leadership Awards2020-05-22T14:23:55-06:00

COVID-19 Update for Keystone Policy Center

COVID-19 Update for Keystone Policy Center COVID-19, commonly referred to as the Coronavirus, continues to wreak uncertainty in the nation and across the world. Keystone Policy Center is following recommended protocols—including the guidance recently issued by the CDC—that will keep our staff and general public safe. As such, we [...]

COVID-19 Update for Keystone Policy Center2020-03-20T06:35:47-06:00