Category Archives: connected

Apply for GAP Programs and Awesome Internships!

  The AMIGOS Gap Year Programs provide high school graduates up to the age of 25 with community development internships in Nicaragua. Participants support diverse development projects while having a rich cultural immersion experience. Our Gap volunteers learn the skills needed to become a life-long catalyst for social change. The vision of the Gap Year or Semester program

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Cool Article from Child Trends: How Brain Science is Changing Juvenile Justice Sentencing –

Even though most of our brain structure is formed by age 5 or 6, our brains are still changing well into adulthood. Specifically, changes in the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that coordinates planning, impulse control, working memory, and attention, are not completed until we are in our twenties. The abilities regulated by the prefrontal cortex allow

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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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CCA Campus Visit and Financial Aid Night

10th from 5:30-7:30 pm (Lowry Campus West Quad Room 112) and April30th from 5:30-7:30 pm (CentreTech Campus Student Centre Room 100).  This session will be offered fully in Spanish for students from Spanish speaking families.  It will be an opportunity to learn more about financial aid and getting started at the Community College of Aurora.  Please forward to anyone who

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