Enhancing Southeast Colorado Springs
from within through resident-led change

A partnership with the Colorado Springs Black Chamber of Commerce, the Council of Neighbors and Organizations (CONO) and the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region.

A vibrant, connected community that provides opportunity for all to thrive. 

Connecting people to people, connecting people to resources, connecting people to places, connecting people to opportunity and finally connecting people to potential.

Cultural Capital

Connecting People

Social Capital

Connecting People to Resources

Built Capital

Connecting People to Places

Human Capital

Connecting People to Opportunity

Financial Capital

Connecting People to Potential

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RISE | Southeast is an initiative developed and led by resilient, inspired, strong, and engaged residents of 80910 and 80916.

In 2016, El Paso County Public Health was the recipient of El Pomar Foundation’s Possibilities grant and El Pomar made a seven-year commitment to help fund RISE | Southeast an initiative aimed to enhance southeast Colorado Springs from within through resident led change.