Episode 137: Good Housing News
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
3w ago
We’re excited to spread the news about a major grant to one of our partners. It means more than just housing for young adults. Learn about the city’s role and the important work local organizations are doing to benefit our entire community.  ..read more
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Episode 136: Preventing Car Theft Together
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
3w ago
The numbers are not good. Nearly 4,400 vehicles were stolen in Colorado Springs in 2022, which is about 12 per day. Police estimate that the number went up 33% in 2023. Find out what our officers are doing and what YOU can do to fight back.  ..read more
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Episode 135: Community Centers and Events
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
1M ago
We’re focusing on the importance of building community, which includes an exciting event happening in February at Hillside Community Center to celebrate Black History Month. Mayor Yemi talks about why community activation is one of his priorities and shares his love for the month of February.  ..read more
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Episode 133: Hope COS
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
2M ago
When the bitter cold hits Colorado Springs, there’s a program providing hope to those in need of shelter. Learn about Hope COS and the personal stories of two people working to save lives in our community.   ..read more
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Behind the Springs Podcast Episode 132: Downtown holiday traditions
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
3M ago
It’s looking and feeling festive in downtown Colorado Springs. Mayor Yemi talks about his favorite part of the holidays, the importance of supporting local businesses, and his priorities through the end of this year. Happy Thanksgiving ..read more
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Episode 131: Thank You Veterans
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
4M ago
Mayor Yemi hosts this episode and introduces two city employees who also served in the military. Get to know these public servants and hear what makes Colorado Springs such a special home for veterans. Happy Veterans Day ..read more
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Episode 130: It’s time to VOTE and get an update from Mayor Yemi
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
4M ago
Mayor Yemi shares his passion for our right to vote and the importance of the upcoming election. He also talks about the recent loss of one our city’s firefighters, great economic development news, and some recognition for our city employees ..read more
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Episode 129: Elevate COS
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
4M ago
The Colorado Springs Airport is taking things to the next level with a major remodel of the concourse. This means a better, more modern and more accessible experience when you fly in and out of Colorado’s small airport. This project comes at a time when the airport is growing. Tune in for this conversation to learn more and find out why it’s so easy to Fly COS ..read more
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Episode 128: October is Arts Month!
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
5M ago
Economic vitality, mental health, leadership development and quality of life. What do all of these things have in common? The arts! Hear from Mayor Yemi and Angela Seals who leads the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region. They talk about the benefits of our local arts scene and how you can join in this month, and all year long. Plus, Mayor Yemi share his thoughts on Israel, the city budget and much more.  ..read more
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EPisode 127 Get Ready!
Behind the Springs
by City of Colorado Springs
5M ago
Are you ready Colorado Springs? It’s National Preparedness Month and we’re talking about how local emergency responders prepare for emergencies. Mayor Yemi is joined by the director of the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management, who emphasizes the need for YOUR help in being ready for local emergencies.  ..read more
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