The mission of the Social Sustainability Department is to support a diverse and equitable community that successfully meets the basic needs of all residents. The Social Sustainability Department strives to achieve this mission through programs, policies, and partnerships that provide access and opportunities for all.
The core role of the Social Sustainability Department has been and continues to be:
- Funding, policy, and partnerships for community human service agencies
- Funding, policy, and partnerships for affordable housing
- Funding, policy, and partnerships for poverty and homelessness reduction/mitigation
- Collaborating, consulting, and influencing internal City departments as well as external agencies/partners
The essential roles of the Social Sustainability Department are as convener, facilitator, catalyst, and consultant. Working in partnership with other organizations and the community as a whole is important when working on social issues.
|Beth Sowder||Director of Social Sustainability||970-221-6752|
|Beth Rosen||Grants Compliance & Policy Manager (Projects and Homebuyer Assistance)||970-221-6812|
|Dianne Tjalkens||Grant Administrator (federal regulations,community relations, poverty)||ZHRqYWxrZW5zQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==||970-221-6734|
|Sue Beck-Ferkiss||Social Policy & Housing Programs Manager (Affordable Housing Policy, & Land Bank)||c2JlY2tmZXJraXNzQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==||970-221-6753|
|Janet Freeman||Equity and Inclusion Coordinator||970-221-6758|
|Adam Molzer||City Grants & Community Partnerships Coordinator||YW1vbHplckBmY2dvdi5jb20=||970-221-6757|
|Hannah Tinklenberg||Grants Program Assistant||970-416-4366|
|Brittany Depew||Business Support III||970-221-6595|