We work to transform the current economic development system to a more inclusive and equitable model that prioritizes democratically-owned businesses, emphasizes local procurement, and ensures social, environmental, and institutional sustainability.
What is the vision of CCWB?
A people-owned, inclusive, and sustainable metro Denver economy that catalyzes prosperous and resilient communities free from racism and injustice.
What is the mission of the CCWB?
To mobilize, facilitate, and coordinate community wealth building efforts with the practical objectives of widening community education on economic alternatives, enhancing diverse participation and fostering viable projects for the creation of just and sustainable jobs in the region.
What defines community wealth building?
Embodies strategies that lift whole communities, both economically and socially. This term encompasses a variety of efforts for empowering communities, creating and maintaining dignified jobs in locally grounded businesses, and reshaping and strengthening the framework of inclusivity.