Focus Points

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 […]
September 20, 2018

Neighborhood Resources in North Denver

Extreme Community Makeover serves eight Denver neighborhoods, which include Barnum, Elyria, Globeville, La Alma/Lincoln Park, Swansea, Villa Park, West Colfax, and Westwood. Of these neighborhoods, three […]
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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