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


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…

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Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going

Hello all! Whew — we did it! We got through 2020! No one really knows for sure what 2021 will bring, but I think most of us can agree that 2020 brought far more unanticipated “adjustments” than any of us could have imagined.  In a mostly unprecedented year rife with civil unrest, large-scale natural disasters,…


Miles for Minds: From Denver, to Colorado Springs, to Aurora, and Beyond

Miles for Minds: From Denver, to Colorado Springs, to Aurora, and Beyond This time of year at Minds Matter Colorado, we look back in reflection on what we have accomplished and look forward to what we want to achieve in the coming year. For so many reasons, 2020 has been a challenge for our organization…