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  • Tri-County Commissioner Candidates

    Posted October 16, 2020 by Nancy Hernandez

    Mountain Voices Project hosts an accountability session with Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin county commissioner candidates on Tuesday, October 13, at 6:30 PM. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with English in Action Executive Director Lara Beaulieu about this bilingual, virtual event. Click on the headline to find registration information.

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  • Check Out - GET OUT THE VOTE!

    Posted September 15, 2020 by cullen

    MVP TARGETS LOW VOTER TURNOUT PRECINCTS IN GARFIELD COUNTY

    In choosing the precincts in which to execute GOTV, MVP leaders first considered voter data that clearly identifies the precincts that traditionally have a low voter turnout. Second, of those low turnout precincts, which are the ones that MVP leaders and…

  • Retiro de Líderes de MVP

    Posted August 24, 2020 by cullen

    MVP Líderes,

    Sé que muchos de ustedes están trabajando para participar en el Retiro de líderes MVP el 2 y 3 de septiembre, ambas tardes de 6pm a 8pm a través de Zoom. Este será un momento para que desarrollemos intencionalmente una estrategia para este otoño, en torno a la…

  • MVP Leaders’ Retreat

    Posted August 24, 2020 by cullen

    MVP Leaders,

    I know many of you are working on turnout for the MVP Leaders’ Retreat on September 2 and 3, both evenings from 6pm-8pm via Zoom. This will be a time for us to intentionally develop strategy for this fall, around building our institutional power and leadership base, as…

  • Evictions loom as next challenge in Roaring Fork Valley’s economic crisis

    Posted August 21, 2020 by cullen
    Mountain Voices Project was founded in 2019 after it was incubated by the Carbondale-based Manaus organization. Mountain Voices’ mission is to achieve broad-based community organizing between Aspen and Parachute.
  • Landlord/Tenant Housing Recovery Plan Raises Funds to Share Rental Costs

    Posted August 3, 2020 by cullen

    With over 1/10 raised toward its goal of $1 million, Mountain Voices Project is currently in dialogue with Pitkin, Eagle and Garfield counties. Having formally presented a proposal to Garfield County on June 15, asking for $500,000, the group was directed to first speak with other nonprofits already offering housing assistance and to obtain commitments from the other two counties.

  • MVP leaders meet to discuss House Meeting Strategy

    Posted July 30, 2020 by cullen

    This is a crucial conversation for MVP leaders to have as we continue to build our leadership base. This is especially vital if we want to have momentum going into the election season.

  • Los líderes del MVP se reúnen para discutir la estrategia de la reuniónde la Cámara

    Posted July 30, 2020 by cullen

    Esta es una conversación crucial para los líderes de MVP mientras continuamos construyendo nuestra base de liderazgo. Esto es especialmente vital si queremos tener un impulso en la temporada de elecciones.

  • Local Organizations Take Steps To Prevent A ‘Tsunami Of Evictions’ This Summer

    Posted June 4, 2020 by Nancy Hernandez

    Longtime local resident Maria works in housekeeping and lives in a shared mobile home in El Jebel. She said she’s worried about paying her $300-a-month rent this summer. (We’re not using her full name because she’s undocumented.)

    “My life is very simple,” Maria said. “I work, work, work, and now…

  • MVP DELEGATES’ ASSEMBLY

    Posted May 27, 2020 by Shawn Brugge
    Mountain Voices Project Leaders and Guests, please join us for a special MVP Delegates’ Assembly.