Concurrent Enrollment Builds College-going Culture

High school adminstrator smiles with group of graduating seniors

In the heart of Denver’s Whittier neighborhood, Manual High School stands as one of the area’s oldest schools, and one of the first to educate women and African Americans. Anchored by its rich history and values of innovation, building community, and celebrating culture, Manual’s student population included 55.9% Hispanic, 33.8% Black, 6.4% American Indian or Alaskan, Asian, or multiple races, … Read More

DSF Builds Strong Volunteer Program with Community Support

The previous year—academic year 2018-19—was a banner year for both Denver Scholarship Foundation (DSF) and our team of volunteers. DSF staff, led by Volunteer Manager Caryn Oppenheim, helped launch DSF’s Volunteer Forward movement, which was met with tremendous enthusiasm from the community. Volunteers gave their time in support of DSF’s three-part program of College Access, Scholarships, and College Success, from … Read More

Annual Gala 2019 Keynote Speaker Geoffrey Canada Visits the DSF Future Center

In celebration of DSF’s Annual Gala 2019, DSF welcomed Geoffrey Canada, the keynote speaker of the event, to the Future Center at Manual High School on September 25. Mr. Canada is the founder of Harlem Children’s Zone and is featured prominently in the documentary Waiting for Superman. During the event, attendees learned about DSF’s College Access programming through a community … Read More