Claire Swinford is the Urban Engagement Manager at Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs.
Downtown Partnership is the leading catalytic champion for Downtown Colorado Springs, accomplished through a wide variety of programs and services. Its mission is to ensure that Downtown serves as the economic, civic and cultural heart of Colorado Springs.
Steve is a founding member of Concrete Couch and a board member of Community Built Association (CBA), a national nonprofit that supports architects, artists, builders, planners, teachers, and others who incorporate the community into their practice.
Kathleen Fitzpatrick is a National Alliance of Partnership in Equity (NAPE) Program Manager. In this role, she assists a national team of equity professionals that build educators’ capacity to implement effective solutions for increasing student access, educational equity, and workforce diversity. Her passion has always been in promoting the STEM message for the next generation. In addition to her role at NAPE, Kathleen leads the Southern Colorado Girls’ STEM Initiative (SCGSI), a regional organization that supports more than 500 middle school girls in exploring careers in STEM.