How a Trip to Mexico was a Necessary Leadership Pivot for One Livingston Fellow

By Louise Martorano, Livingston Fellow, Class of 2017 My Livingston Fellowship launched with a trip to Mexico City in February 2017. The activity itself was to experience a new city, practice my Spanish, and attend a side of the arts industry that is oftentimes distant from my work at RedLine Denver: Art fairs. My [...]

2018-02-04T09:10:32-07:00February 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How a Trip to Mexico was a Necessary Leadership Pivot for One Livingston Fellow

Get to Know: Livingston Fellow, Class of 2017, Nina Martinez

Written by Erica Boniface, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff Sometimes helping others in the community isn’t always easy. It takes bravery. Compassion. And more strength than Superman, Wonder Woman and the Hulk combined. It is not an overstatement to assert that 2017 Livingston Fellow Nina Martinez embodies everything that is good in this world; she takes her [...]

2017-10-11T13:02:43-06:00October 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Get to Know: Livingston Fellow, Class of 2017, Nina Martinez

How Traveling to Cuba with Strangers Allowed this Livingston Fellow to Reflect on Her Life and Leadership

Written by Andrea Fulton, Livingston Fellow Class of 2016 The bus lurched to a stop near one of the public plazas in Old Havana. Tired from the early flight and a little overheated from the rush of humidity and insufficient air conditioning, the 17 of us stumbled to the cobblestone and tried to focus [...]

2020-01-05T12:04:03-07:00October 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How Traveling to Cuba with Strangers Allowed this Livingston Fellow to Reflect on Her Life and Leadership

Trying Something New: Livingston Fellow Lauren Arnold, Class of 2017, Explores Meditation as a Stress-Reliever

One of my Livingston Fellowship goals is to find a little head space. What I really mean by that is personal time, but also thought some stress relief would be an excellent place to start. So, my idea was to sign up for a short retreat at The Shambhala Mountain Center. For those that [...]

2017-07-12T10:25:31-06:00July 12th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Trying Something New: Livingston Fellow Lauren Arnold, Class of 2017, Explores Meditation as a Stress-Reliever

A Look Back: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s 2016 Year in Review

By Gary Steuer, President & CEO, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation While 2017 is well underway, I wanted to take this opportunity to step back and reflect a bit. Private foundations are usually fairly consistent in their programs and activities from year to year, but for the past few years it seems like each year has brought [...]

2018-09-21T12:48:02-06:00February 19th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Look Back: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation’s 2016 Year in Review

Lisa Brown reflects on her time as a 2014 Livingston Fellow – and what she learned along the way

By Lisa Brown, Livingston Fellow, Class of 2014 Lisa Brown, 2014 Fellow and CEO of Northwest Colorado Health in Steamboat Springs recently completed the activities related to her Livingston Fellowship Plan. The Plan is a tool where each fellow outlines the goals of their professional development and sets the framework of activities to reach [...]

2018-09-21T12:47:22-06:00February 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Lisa Brown reflects on her time as a 2014 Livingston Fellow – and what she learned along the way

Get to Know: Livingston Fellow Francisco Gallardo, Class of 2016

By Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Staff In his teen years, Francisco “Cisco” Gallardo joined what has been one of the largest gangs in Denver’s north side. After facing a possible 48 years in prison, he has dedicated his life to undoing the damage he helped cause. Cisco answers questions about his inspirational background and transforming his [...]

2018-09-21T12:49:47-06:00September 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Get to Know: Livingston Fellow Francisco Gallardo, Class of 2016

Taking Denver leadership to a new tasty level: Food for the soul has no calories

By Stephanie Villafuerte, Livingston Fellow 2015 As part of my Livingston Fellowship activities, I decided that I wanted to learn how to cook. This originated from the bigger idea of exploring how to create balance between my work world and my personal life. I believed more balance in my life could create longevity for me [...]

2017-03-27T15:20:00-06:00September 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Taking Denver leadership to a new tasty level: Food for the soul has no calories