Casa de Paz

Casa de Paz (House of Peace) offers free lodging and meals to guests visiting their loved ones locked inside the immigrant detention center in Colorado. We also open the doors of our home to people who have been released from detention and need a place to stay as they make plans to get home to their families. Contact: Camille Hook

Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition (CSPC)

Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition recently joined with the organization formerly known as ELPASO (Engaged Latino Parents Advancing School Outcome). CSPC is a grassroots movement, empowering a critical mass of well-informed and skilled Latina/o/x parents who ensure that their children arrive at kindergarten ready to learn. CSPC involves parents at the most basic level of child growth and development, before they enter the public education system. Support planning for a Posadas Party for the Latina/o/x community in December. Contact:

  • Tutoring for Families formerly in ELPASO (now joined with CSPC):  Through this program, many BVUUF members volunteer as tutors of school-age children who live in Boulder, Longmont, Lafayette, Louisville, Superior. These relationships have been rewarding for all involved. Members interested in tutoring should contact Pat Bulthaup to be matched up with a family requesting this type of support.

Empowerment Center of East County 

The Empowerment Center of East County cultivates the inherent capacities of young people and their families to create positive social change in themselves and their home communities through the arts, community-based learning, and leadership opportunities. It also works alongside the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee to host Lafayette’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. March for Peace and Celebration in January and Cesar Chavez Celebration in April. Contact

Right Relationship Boulder

Right Relationship Boulder is an organization of Indigenous and non-Native people working with individuals, local organizations and governments to support Indigenous Peoples’ connection to land, raise Indigenous voices and practice right relationships with the Native peoples who lived in the Boulder Valley historically and those who live here today.  RRB’s Vision is that the people of Boulder Valley are committed to building lasting relationships with Indigenous Peoples based on justice and collaboration.  The RRB Working groups:  Land Group, Visiting Group, Education/Schools, Indigenous Peoples Day, Indigenous Advisory Council.  Contact: Christine Yoshinaga-Itano

NAACP of Boulder County

BVUUF is a Congregational Member of the Boulder chapter of the NAACP. Fellowship members have served on the Religious Action, Education, Civic Engagement and Criminal Justice committees.  Other committees that may be of interest are:  Communications, Economic Opportunity, Environmental & Climate Justice, and the Freedom Fund.

Reading to End Racism (RER)

This in-school program uses volunteers to read to classes and lead activities. Training is provided.

I Have a Dream (IHAD):  Dreamer Tutors

Through half-plate offerings, the Fellowship supports the I Have a Dream (IHAD) program, which provides academic aid to students from elementary grades through high school. In addition, individual Fellowship members provide financial support and tutoring in Lafayette schools. Tutoring training is provided. 

Communities that Care (CTC)

Fellowship members participated with Communities That Care and its partner organizations to help with vaccination clinics in Lafayette to assure that members of the Hispanic/Latino/a/x communities had opportunities to receive COVID vaccines. 

Intercambio Uniting Communities

Members of our congregation have volunteered with Intercambio to provide English tutoring for adults from other countries who wish to improve their English skills. 

Interfaith AIDS Coalition (IAC)

We are members of the Interfaith Aids Coalition, a program of the  Boulder County Aids Project (BCAP). We hold annual food drives for BCAP, including an Easter can hunt, and donate through our