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Valley Settlement in the News

Mobile Preschools Gaining Steam

Nov 24, 2018

Mobile preschools are gaining steam across Colorado. Chalkbeat published a great article about the challenges and promise of mobile preschools to address underserved communities, with a nice mention of Valley Settlement’s own “El Busesito Preschool.” 


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New Roaring Fork Valley Program Helps with Postpartum Depression

Tatiana Flowers
June 24, 2018

Valley Settlement Project, a program that empowers immigrant families in the valley, has partnered with researchers at CU Boulder to spearhead a new program that helps women experiencing postpartum depression…


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Giving Thought: El Jebel Playground Brings Entire Valley Together

Tamara Tormohlen
Giving Thought
October 10, 2018

Valley Settlement doesn’t build playgrounds, but when a chance arose to replace a neighborhood playground demolished by a new traffic roundabout in El Jebel, the midvalley nonprofit jumped at the opportunity…


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Valley Settlement in the Aspen Times

Scott Condon
February 1, 2017

A program that has enriched the lives of numerous immigrant families in the Roaring Fork Valley for five years has branched off into its own stand-alone nonprofit organization. Valley Settlement will pursue its mission of engaging, educating and empowering low-income families separate from the Manaus Fund…


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Nuestro Futuro – A New Bright Future

Alison Berkley Margo
Aspen Sojourner
July 1, 2015

ELISABET ROJAS leads her preschool class in a minute-long meditation. She uses a large plastic toy that expands and contracts to demonstrate how to fill the lungs with a deep breath, and she begins the exercise by sounding a chime. Little lungs fill with air…


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Valley Settlement Project Earns Praise

Randy Essex
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
March 28, 2015

DENVER — The Carbondale-based Valley Settlement Project was hailed Monday as a success story for helping families be part of their schools and communities as advocates rolled out Colorado’s annual Kids Count report. Valley Settlement Project “is a model of the kinds of innovation…


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Parent Mentor Program Bridges Cultural Gaps

Amy Hadden Marsh
Post Independent Contributor
August 10, 2014

Lizdebet Nuñez sheds tears of joy when she talks about Valley Settlement Project’s rapidly growing Parent Mentor Program, which reaches elementary schools in Basalt, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs. “I’m really happy living here now,” she says….


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El Busesito: Early Ed for Children and Parents

David R. Bonnheim
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
January 15, 2014

Interview with Veronica Felix, community organizer, Manaus Fund’s Valley Settlement Project

Veronica Felix got her start as a community organizer during evenings spent listening to her father and United Farmworkers co-founder Cesar Chavez plan to organize the… 


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