Building community is a crucial part of what we do at The Gathering Place.
We continually study Trauma-Informed Care standards, provide training for our staff, Board of Directors, volunteers, and our members, and we implement what we learn.
We hold routine Community Meetings to update our members about our services and other activities throughout Denver. Members also share important information. The TGP Post (a bi-monthly, internal newsletter) keeps everyone informed.
The Advocacy and the Member Perspective Committees meet monthly to encourage members to voice their concerns and provide leadership on governance and public policy issues.
We also help our members build community through our various initiatives, listed below.
Community Building Initiatives
Members create original artwork that are sold as greeting cards at The Gathering Place and various local businesses. 75% of funds from the card sale goes back to the artist.
The Gathering Place has two Writers' Groups that meet weekly. One group focuses on technical writing and the other focuses on creative writing.
Whether you are new to fiber arts or already well-versed, we supply materials and techniques in a relaxed community setting.
Open Art time gives members freedom to explore creative self-expression. Members can experiment with a variety of different tools and techniques to develop their own artistic style.