Category Archives: access

Meet Maria she’s an awesome youth helping others in unique ways

EVERYDAY YOUNG HEROES Maria Keller Plymouth, MN YSA honors thirteen-year-old Maria Keller of Plymouth, Minnesota for addressing literacy issues in communities across the United States. Beginning at a young age, Maria nurtured her passion for helping others in unique ways, and at age eight, founded Read Indeed, a 501c3 nonprofit that collects and distributes books

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CREATE Council is recruiting Youth, make sure to apply before the deadline.

Are you between the ages of 14-24 and are passionate about improving sexual health services and education in your community? Colorado Youth Matter is searching for fierce youth activists to serve on the 2014-15 Colorado Youth CREATE Council! Complete your application today and get ready for this one of a kind leadership opportunity. We will

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Mental Health First Aid Colorado, Let’s break the record together!

  I am pleased to announce the Mental Health First Aid Colorado has a limited number of slots to attend a record setting event. We are hoping to train 200 youth development professionals in Youth Mental Health First Aid (a Guinness record!) Thanks to funding from the State, we are able to offer the training

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The Power of Relationships and other great and informative tools

People often have different degrees of intimacy with the people in their life. The relationships we have with others are very powerful–they can influence our decisions, our behaviors, and ultimately, our health and well-being. Elements, or social determinants of health, to consider in the relationships youth have with others may include Positive role models Emotional

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Its time for the FAFSA

from Bravetracks What time is it, seniors?  It’s FAFSA time! FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Financial Aid. FAFSA allows students to apply for more than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds. We encourage you to check out this easy-to-follow video for info about the FAFSA and the resources available to help fill out

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Accessing Health Care

Adolescence is a time when youth begin making independent choices concerning their own health and health care, considering physical, mental and dental issues. Their experiences can have lifelong effects, so it is important that the care they receive is timely, appropriate, easily accessible and affordable. Because most adolescents are generally physically healthy, we tend to take

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