In addition to our staff and leadership, DJEC has three principle partner organizations that support a sustainable infrastructure: a) The Collective,  b) Black Child Development Institute-Denver, and c) Redline Contemporary Art Center. To these partnerships, DJEC intends to incorporate Ednium and Denver Metro Community Impact (both discussed above) to develop and sustain a community-informed data infrastructure.

DJEC has partnered with The Collective, a Denver-based joint venture, as publisher. The Collective utilizes a design-thinking approach to address challenges facing Denver-area communities. For the Journal, The Collective provides Operations and Production support, while Journal content development, best practices, ensuring diverse voices, local sourcing, and editing/reviewing will be managed by the Editor and the editorial team. Given its work on workforce development and education in Denver, The Collective will continue to be a key partner to DJEC’s Data and Research Hub efforts.

BCDI-Denver, Additionally, DJEC has partnered with the Black Child Development Institute-Denver (BCDI) for fiscal sponsorship. Given DJEC’s financial model, which is focused on cultural community wealth and sustainability, BCDI will help DJEC reduce expenses while maintaining solid fiscal practices.

RedLine is a nonprofit arts organization in Denver, Colorado that fosters education and engagement between artists and communities to create positive social change.