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We Are Chaffee

We Are Chaffee seeks to bring diverse voices together to recognize our commonalities & understand our honest differences.

Our mission is to build a more resilient community through the power of story sharing & engagement.

Why Stories?

We Are Chaffee strives to collect, highlight, and preserve the stories of Chaffee County community members. When we take the time to listen to someone’s story, we can begin to understand how we are all connected, and how we can extend empathy and connection to each other.

Who is We Are Chaffee?

We Are Chaffee seeks to bring diverse voices together to recognize our commonalities and understand our honest differences. This partnership brings community-based organizations, nonprofits, cultural institutions and others together in a safe manner to create a more resilient community through the power of storytelling and community conversations.

We Are Chaffee's goal is to build a more compassionate and resilient community through the power of story sharing and engagement.

Featured Partner

Chaffee County Family Youth Initiatives (FYI)

We Are Chaffee would like to thank Chaffee County Family Youth Initiatives for all of their support during our last storytelling session.  All of your hard work and extra efforts have paid off, as you have crafted beautiful and meaningful stories - thank you!

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Family and Youth Initiatives (FYI) is the prevention division within Chaffee County Department of Human Services, with a focus on providing evidence-based prevention resources for children, youth, and families in Chaffee County. FYI’s programs promote health and reduce risk to build a strong community. FYI is recognized as a community leader in prevention and family support services and is funded through multiple government grants, foundations, Chaffee County Department of Human Services (DHS), and generous community support. FYI is seated within DHS, under the overall direction of the Director of Human Services, and all FYI staff are employees of the County.

Chaffee County Family and Youth Initiatives
chaffeecountyfyi.org

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Featured Stories

Homelessness and Compassion

Sarah's Story

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