Morris W. Price, Jr.
Morris W. Price, Jr., is the Vice President and Executive Director of City Year Denver, the national AmeriCorps nonprofit that works with Denver Public Schools to ensure students in grades 3-9 are at grade level in English and math proficiency, and are on track to graduate on time. Previously, Price served as the National Program Officer for the Gill Foundation, which is one of the largest funders of LGBTQ+ civil rights in the United States.
Prior to his position at City Year, Morris served as the District Director for Rep. Diana DeGette of the 1st Congressional District of Colorado. He has spent 15 years in higher education including holding the position of Associate Dean and Director of Admission with the University of Denver. Morris has worked for a number of colleges and universities including DePauw University, Montclair State University and Wabash College.
Morris is active in the community and has served on a number of nonprofit boards and advisory boards including the GLBT Community Center of CO (Past board chair), Urban League of Metro Denver (Past board chair), Colorado State University GLBT Alumni Alliance (Founding President), Volunteers of America, RedLine Denver, Denver Art Museum, Rose Community Foundation, and Visit Denver.
A native of Colorado, Morris received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colorado State University in 1985 and was the recipient of the 2000 Colorado Trust Fellowship and received a Master’s in Nonprofit Management from Regis University in 2003. He is the proud son of Morris and Joyce Price, residents of Denver.