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The Ascend is undergoing exciting changes

As we prepare the new Ascend for you all please enjoy the most recent publication below. If you have questions or are interested in contributing to the new Ascend please contact the COMT at

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Our June/July issue is our first edition of the new iteration of The Ascend. 

In this issue : Pride Month, Past and Future Perspectives from two Regional Directors, Black Art Matters : A selection of Black literature, film, and art, and more !

On the Cover : The Maroon Bells outside of Aspen, Colorado are an icon of Colorado and draw thousands every year. The stunning peaks are two 14ers, or a mountain whose elevation is over 14,000 ft. Maroon Peak, in the center is 14,163 ft. and North Maroon Peak, left is 14,019 ft. Maroon Peak is the 27th tallest mountain in the State of Colorado.