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Equity and Resiliency

Building partnerships and creating community-driven solutions

Boulder Housing partners sees equity and resiliency as core considerations of all sustainability programs and policies. We seek ways to engage members of the community in social and environmental goals.

BHP households engaged in CU Environmental Center “FLOWS” since 2016

BHP partners with FLOWS on community engagement to solve social justice and environmental issues

The FLOWS group Foundations for Leaders Organizing for Water and Sustainability has worked in partnership with BHP since the spring of 2016 demonstrating strong leadership helping BHP staff attain social and environmental goals. This programs’ overall goal is to enhance water and energy sustainability efforts in low-income communities throughout the City and County of Boulder. FLOWS participants provide relevant, hands-on water/energy education and training to BHP residents across many of our housing sites; emphasize the importance of changing daily habits in water/energy conservation; building partnerships between CU students, BHP staff, and BHP community members; and provide leadership and community engagement opportunities for BHP residents to inform local policy, such as the City of Boulder’s climate action plan.

Boulder Housing Partners Joins Climate Justice Collaborative in Boulder County

BHP, in partnership with Boulder County, the City of Longmont, and Philanthropiece has joined the Climate Justice Collaborative in Boulder County. The collaborative will work with underrepresented and underserved county-wide community members in social and climate justice action with the intent to achieve more community-driven solutions