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For many, 2021 has been a tough year. From the pandemic to the climate crisis to a mass shooting, this year has taken a toll on our community’s mental health. The City of Boulder, Boulder County, Community Foundation Boulder County and other local partners are committed to healing our community. Share your thoughts to help guide mental health services in Boulder.

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Collective Moment of Silence to Honor Lives Lost

The community came together at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, 2021, to create an opportunity to safely mourn in a difficult time. Together, we honored those lost and held space for the loved ones they left behind.

On the first night, we stepped outside to take 10 slow breaths, followed by 10 minutes of silence. Each breath and each minute was meant to honor the lives lost in the tragic Boulder shooting. The impact of this tragedy stretched across our community and nation, and all were welcome, whether they personally loved Boulder or just wanted to support us. We invited everyone to continue this practice as able for 10 days and to put a light in their window as a sign of hope and healing.

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