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With both gratitude and sadness, the Board of Directors of The Blue Bench today announced the resignation of Karmen Carter, executive director. Carter will support the organization through the end of 2020. During this time, a search for her successor will be conducted.

Together, we can make sure that young people continue to have access to impactful prevention programming and survivors of sexual assault continue to receive the care and support they need.

Last month, The Blue Bench launched Changing the Conversation 2020, an opportunity for metro Denver to take virtual action toward building a safer and more supportive community.

Creating art can often be a form of catharsis. This is certainly the case for Jenn Merz, whose series Undisguised is currently on display at the Payge Gallery.

Warren Village, a Denver-based nonprofit that helps low-income, single-parent families make the journey from poverty to self-sufficiency, became the most recent home of a blue bench. The bench, which symbolizes a community commitment to ending sexual assault and supporting survivors, can be found on the porch of the organization’s administrative building.

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