Thank you for everybody who sent feedback last week about the newsletter. If you have thoughts about how we can help communicate what we're up to, please don't hesitate to reach out (just reply to this email).
We hope to send you a weekly digest like this one each week. Let us know what you'd like to see included!
NOTE: If you see red links, they are intended to link to Slack. If you're not a fire survivor, you will not have access to these.
Here is a short list of the work being done by the Marshall Together Board:
We're working to analyze the data from the underinsurance survey.
Connected with Colorado Springs Together. This group is one that helped remove obstacles from fire survivors of the Waldo Fire in 2012.
Connecting leaders of Superior Rising, Marshall Together, and UBC. We plan to communicate priorities and collaborate where appropriate.
First meeting of neighborhood captains and meeting with Louisville Building department
Continued work to identify neighborhood captains for neighborhoods. We're still looking for the following: Wildflower Condo community. These leaders help to voice the common concerns from their neighbors to decision makers at local, county, and state levels
Participating in Long Term Recovery Group meetings. There are over 70 organizations involved in supporting the recovery. We'll share more as we learn more.
A Slack primer. If you're interested in learning how to use Slack effectively, please reply to this email and Reina will schedule one.
Do you have things you'd like for us to communicate about your experiences
Free soil testing - The research team consists of individuals who are part of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EBIO), and the Environmental Studies Department (ENVS) at the University of Colorado Boulder.
[coming soon]Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver Zoo, Denver Art Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens is interested in providing free tickets or memberships