Genius has no zip code. Our students are the proof.

"I eventually want to become an anesthesiologist so it’s been really nice to learn what steps I need to take to get there and what colleges will help me achieve my goal."

– Z, Second year mentee and junior at Denver East


Minds Matter – Finding Success for All

On Wednesday, June 27, MMCO was featured on Colorado & Company on 9NEWS. Check out the segment and hear directly from our fearless leader Kate and MMCO alum, Jose, from the Class of ’21 all about what MMCO does and why we do it.

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Summer Newsletter 2023

Welcome to the Minds Matter Colorado Newsletter. Each quarter we’ll share news and events happening with our students, mentors, and community.


MMCO Featured 9News’ Word of Thanks

Minds Matter Colorado was featured on 9News’ Next with Kyle Clark: Word of Thanks! Watch the segment: /  Each week, Kyle presents a new non-profit organization doing crucial work in Colorado and asks his viewers to consider making just a $5 donation. As part of Word of Thanks, Kyle matches the first fifty donations…


All About Kate!

I’ve quit my job to travel twice so far. The first time I was solo.  I needed to add Spanish vocab words next to the French ones in my brain. And I needed to figure some stuff out about myself before turning 30.  So I moved in with a family in Quito, Ecuador.  If I…


Press Release: Minds Matter Colorado Announces New CEO, Kate Brenan

DENVER, Colorado, May 16, 2022  — Minds Matter Colorado, a college access mentoring program, is delighted to announce Kate Brenan as the new Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Kate’s journey with the organization first began when she served as a volunteer from 2011-2013 leading Monday night programming with the then Minds Matter Denver class…


Year in Review

Whew. What a year! Even as the world faced a remarkable set of circumstances and events that made the past year one of the most challenging times in recent memory, by many standards, FY21 was Minds Matter Colorado’s most successful year ever. Starting with our most important metrics: our graduating senior class was the largest…