Some Boulder County services returned in-person on a limited basis beginning June 1. Most services are still being offered virtually.

Resources are available for those impacted by COVID-19. For help, submit questions or call 720-776-0822 weekdays (9 a.m.-5 p.m.).

Fire Restrictions were updated on June 2 and remain in effect for western Boulder County. View the flyer and map for more details.

People Engaged in Raising Leaders (PERL) Leadership 101 program has canceled our upcoming leadership program at this time until further notice, given COVID-19 health concerns. Per Public Health guidance, we will be practicing social distancing and mitigating risks. Our highest priority is always the health and safety of our residents, staff, and community at large.

Please visit around COVID-19 concerns.

People Engaged in Raising Leaders (PERL)

PERL is a training program designed to increase involvement among people of color on boards and commissions across the county.

Training Goals:

  • Prepare people of color to take leadership positions on boards and commissions and ensure authentic participation.
  • Empower people of color to participate and become more involved civically in their community.
  • Gain skills and obtain the tools necessary to better understand the process, structure, and make-up of boards and commissions.

Organizations are encouraged to participate in inclusive opportunities that are offered locally through the Expanding Leadership Initiative through the Community Foundation serving Boulder County.

Creating Connections

Creating Connections is a workshop for executive directors and board members of non-profit organizations or agencies on how to diversify their boards.


  • Developing strategies for board diversification
  • Come away with tools for recruitment and marketing
  • Support for board members of diverse backgrounds

Contact Information

For more information about the PERL program or Creating Connections, contact Belinda Hearn at 303-441-3956 or

Contact Us

Community Action Programs

303-441-1541 (fax)


Sundquist Building
3482 Broadway Street
Boulder, CO 80304
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Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F

Mailing Address

PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306