Comal

March 10, 2017

The Neighborhood That Embodies Culture and Diversity

You might not have know that this Denver neighborhood is represented in Denver’s City Seal. The tall smokestack, depicts the smelting industry era centered in the […]
May 19, 2017

A Common Thread

This ECM Work Day was focused on alley clean-up, which gave me the opportunity to chat with our volunteers. As I made my way from volunteer […]
July 19, 2017

Unique and Friendly is the Place to Be

Swansea is one of the eight neighborhoods Extreme Community Makeover serves. The Swansea neighborhood was named by early settlers after the mining seaport town of Swansea […]
May 15, 2020

Neighborhood Spotlight: A Heritage Food Incubator Sparking the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Denver

One of the local gems in north Denver is Comal. This social enterprise, run by Focus Points, is located the Globeville neighborhood. Comal is a lunch restaurant and training program. The Comal program provides skills in culinary arts and business as a platform for economic development to immigrants and refugees—who originate from countries like Mexico, El Salvador, Syria, Iraq, and Ethiopia. The program gives participants a venue to celebrate their culinary traditions while learning about entrepreneurship and professional food services.

                       

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