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“I’m in love with a world that’s falling apart”: Meet the 16-year-old from Boulder trying to save the planet

From The Denver Post: http://www.denverpost.com/2016/08/24/environmental-activist-xiuhtezcatl-martinez-we-day/ BOULDER — Xiuhtezcatl Martinez shuffled into Logan’s Cafe one morning looking like a typical teenager. He wore a black T-shirt and blue sneakers with the laces untied. His nearly waist-length brown hair, which has never been cut for cultural reasons, was slightly tangled at the ends, causing his mom to run

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JOB: Youth Canvassers

Now Hiring: Youth Canvassers Wanted! WHAT IT IS Get out the vote in Southwest Denver Go door-to-door to empower our communities to raise their voice, and VOTE   WHEN Canvassers must commit to working Tuesdays, Wednesday and Saturdays – beginning on August 27th and ending November 8th (Election Day) o   Weekday work hours are from

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JOB: Cafe Manager with the Spring Institute

The Spring Institute is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and dynamic CAFE MANAGER to run a Social Enterprise coffee shop that trains refugees in barista and cash handling .  This is a fulltime M-F position with growth potential for the right candidate who can fulfill the management roles as well as market the social mission. Job

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JOB: Community Recreation – Recreation Instructor (Part Time – On Call)

Salary: $13.91 – $20.30 Hourly$13.91 – $20.30 Hourly Location: Various locations throughout the City & County of Denver, COVarious locations throughout the City & County of Denver, CO Job Type: On Call Regular Department: Parks and Recreation (DPR) Job Number: CA2583-16 13963 Closing: 9/12/2016 11:59 PM Mountain DESCRIPTION BENEFITS QUESTIONS Job Description The City and County of Denver – Parks and

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Please share this opportunity with your networks and youth who may be interested: Xinachtli Youth Group is looking to recruit more youth!!!

We are currently seeking young ladies from 6th-10th grade for our Xinatchtli Youth Leadership program. The program is free of charge for participants and will be held August 16th through September 3rd every Tuesday and Thursday 6:30-8:00 PM at 494 Sheridan Blvd., A-100 Denver CO 80226. Dinner will also be provided at each session. Xinachtli

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Children’s Hospital Mental Health Youth Action Board Now Accepting Applications for 2016-2017 Board Year

The Children’s Hospital Pediatric Mental Health Institute is recruiting up to 11 passionate youth (ages 15-17) to participate as members of the Children’s Mental Health Youth Action Board (YAB). The board consists of up to 15 youth from across the Denver Metro Area who are interested in improving mental health in Colorado. Goals of the

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Register Today! Successes in Adolescent Health: Tools and Techniques to Support Pregnant and Parenting Young People in Breastfeeding

Successes in Adolescent Health: Tools and Techniques to Support Pregnant and Parenting Young People in Breastfeeding   An education and training event for health care providers, school staff, and others that work with adolescents MONDAY, AUGUST 15 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CT · Registration 9:00 a.m. CT Location: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s

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BLOG: Refugee Inclusivity

Colorado Youth Matter’s Raising the Bar conference is coming up! We couldn’t be more excited, and we hope you’ll be joining us to celebrate recent advancements in youth sexual health – like the fact that more schools than ever are teaching comprehensive sex ed, and that unintended teen birth rates and abortions are dropping. But despite these reasons

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