At the doorstep of the Rocky Mountains a community flourishes, anchored by progress, innovation, and diversity. Welcome to Aurora, Colorado, The Gateway to the Rockies. Here, you’ll find a bustling community of cultural leaders, culinary prodigies, and technological marvels. A place where natural beauty merges with innovation, inclusion, and responsible growth. Connecting the spirit of the western frontier to the vision of tomorrow, here are the stories of our neighbors.

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DAVA (Downtown Aurora Visual Arts) engages diverse youth in meaningful arts education that sparks creativity, increases opportunity & strengthens the community. With almost 30 years of proven success in keeping kids learning and achieving in northern Aurora, Colorado, the most culturally diverse neighborhood in the state of Colorado. DAVA welcomes you to celebrate youth voices in our vibrant multicultural community.

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