Attard: Working to build cohesion amid diversity

Eric Austin Attard has been the executive director of the Pikes Peak Gay & Lesbian Community Center since May. He’s also busy working on a master’s in marriage and family counseling. The Springs has a reputation for being intolerant. What’s your take? I think where you immerse yourself is vital to that question. A lot […]

Minority chambers turn to collaboration

The late 1980s and early 1990s were watershed years for minority chambers in Colorado Springs. Those were the years when Hispanic, black and women business leaders set out to establish their own independent chambers. The Southern Colorado Women’s Chamber felt that women needed more networking and business-training opportunities specifically aimed at advancing women-owned businesses. Black […]