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    Imagine! Foundation

    Imagine! Foundation: Changing Lives in a Revolutionary Way

    Imagine a world where children born with disabilities like Down Syndrome were institutionalized. Where people with cerebral palsy were hidden away without a chance at a normal life. Imagine a world where anyone who could not entirely fend for themselves was seen as a lesser

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  • Bridge to Justice

    Bridge to Justice: Leveling the Legal Playing Field

    The end of a marriage is a harsh and difficult reality to face, even without considering the legal ramifications. Add in child custody issues, and the need for a lawyer is imminent. But in 65 percent of domestic relations cases in Boulder County, neither side is represented by counsel. According to the U.S. Department of Justice website, this is an issue across the

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  • Bridge to Justice

    Bridge to Justice: Helping Hand for Those in the Middle

    Those in the middle often seem to fly under the radar. Middle children feel excluded and ignored, mid-tier athletes are forgotten by the spotlight -- and middle income earners are largely overlooked when it comes to economic issues. Bruce Wiener decided he would change that, at least when it comes to civil legal services. As a lawyer, he realized that the

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  • Ramble on Pearl

    Ramble on Pearl: Transformative Results

    Ramble on Pearl is gaining in reputation and reach. The first four pioneers of the program had no idea what to expect from Connie and Andy Minden’s revolutionary idea -- and quite honestly, neither did the Mindens. Two and a half years later, Kate, Kendra, Miah and Alex -- Ramble's original apprentices -- have found their niche. Kendra Minden, Andy

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  • Ramble on Pearl

    Ramble on Pearl: The Beauty of a Dream Come True

    A lot of us might have ideas to change the world, but implementing those ideas is a whole different ball game. For Andy and Connie Minden, they are finally seeing the positive results of nearly three years of work.  They founded their fashion-forward, nonprofit Pearl Street clothing and accessories boutique, Ramble on Pearl, in 2014 with the goal of helping people with intellectual and developmental

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  • Ramble on Pearl

    Ramble on Pearl: Changing the World One Outfit at a Time

    High school graduation is a momentous occasion. For most of us, it means moving out of our parents’ homes and into the real world as independent citizens. Whether that means college or a full time job, it is up to us as individuals. But for people with IDD, or intellectual and developmental disabilities, the opportunities for growth often stop after

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  • Conor O'Neill's

    A Cozy Community Gathering Spot Becomes An Icon

    We caught up with Sam Blundell, manager of Conor O'Neill's, who kindly gave us the scoop on how this iconic Irish pub has become a Boulder institution. Boulder Source: Can you tell us about the origins of Conor O’Neill’s? Sam Blundell: When Colm O’Neill finished his professional Gaelic football career, he and Tommy Murray (another Irishman) decided to open an

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