Deyanira "Deya" Zavala serves as CCLP's Interim Associate Executive Director. Deya is an experienced, collaborative nonprofit leader with experience working in community economic development. Driven by her commitment to equity, she previously served as Executive Director of Mile High Connects, a regional coalition which actively worked to build a thriving, resilient Denver metro region. In her role, she forged partnership between public and private sector partners while facilitating community-driven change. Her areas of expertise additionally include resilience, mobility and resilient cities. Visit Deya's CCLP staff profile here.

Mar 5, 2021

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Unpacking the 2050 Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan

by | Mar 5, 2021

Mile High Connects, in partnership with Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG), hosted a panel discussion with regional leaders from the transit and environmental space to discuss the state of our region.

Panelists included:

We know due to gentrification, there are many families moving out to the burbs and transportation is not sufficient in these spaces. Youth still need access to extracurricular activities, to get to sports, to get to work

– Dr. Janiece Mackey, YAASPA

Learn more about DRCOG’s regional transportation plan and share your thoughts by visiting the virtual open house site.

Recent articles

May Letter from Bethany Pray, Interim Executive Director

The anti-poverty movement involves hundreds of organizations that, like CCLP, take the fight to the state. Operating at the state level is an absolute necessity because many of the core laws and policies that affect access to health, housing, income, and food are...