Category Archives: contributing

Boulder Art Therapy Collective, in partnership with Colorado Youth Leadership Network, presents Art for Empowering Youth Workshop Monday, Aug. 1, 3-6pm

A 3-hour art studio workshop for youth and young adults, ages 15-24, who have experienced system involvement, and who are interested in becoming empowered as youth leaders in their community. Participants will use art as a way to know themselves and tell their story in a safe and respectful group environment. Through art making, participants

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The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) is currently seeking nominations for the 2016 James J Peters Memorial Award.

Dear Community Partners, The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) is currently seeking nominations for the 2016 James J Peters Memorial Award. The JAC initiated the James J. Peters Memorial Award in 2014 to be given annually to a professional serving young people within Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties. The award is given in memory of

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MY Denver is very excited to announce we will be holding a teen centered event called the “Teen Splash & Bash” at Congress Park on Wednesday, July 13th.

MY Denver is very excited to announce we will be holding a teen centered event called the “Teen Splash & Bash” at Congress Park on Wednesday, July 13th.  Attached you will find a flyer describing all of the details.  The MY Denver staff would greatly appreciate anyone who is able to pass this information along

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Resources for Supporting and Promoting the Well-Being of LGBTQ Youth

Resources for Supporting and Promoting the Well-Being of LGBTQ Youth Youth who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ) are overrepresented in foster care. These youth may experience discrimination and other negative outcomes while in care. This June, let the theme for this year’s LGBTQ Pride Month, “Solidarity Through Pride,” help guide attention

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Young Investigator Scholarship, Applications Open: Now; Deadline: July 29, 2016

The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship awards a $2,500 scholarship to encourage college-level compost research projects. In this way, we recruittomorrow’s generation of industry experts and researchers!   WHO SHOULD APPLY: College students with projects about the compost process, the application and use of finished compost, how compost can increase drought tolerance and nutrient content or reduct erosion

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Let’s talk about Fatherhood on Father’s Day Weekend… I know, it totally makes sense, so join us!

We are really excited to have partnered with Juneteenth – and partners on attached flyers – for this exciting movie screening and crucial conversation about Fatherhood on Father’s Day Weekend.  So, for those who come; in addition to entertainment, vendors and beautiful people; there will also be a conversation which is so important to the

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Are you a young person in the LGBTQ community or know young people who are LGBTQ?  You could win $250 for filling out a quick survey!

If you are a young person between the ages of 12-20, identify as LGBTQ, and want to share your honest opinions about marijuana, we want to hear from you! OMNI Institute (www.omni.org), an independent non-profit research company in Denver, has developed a brief and anonymous online survey that takes just 10 minutes to complete, and

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Help students in crisis, read all about it to find out how you can help!

Clothes To Kids provides a wardrobe of FREE school clothing to preschool-12th grade students in need or in crisis. A wardrobe includes 5 tops, 4 bottoms(pants/shorts/skirts), 1 coat, 1 pair of shoes and 5 pairs each of new underwear and socks. Students can be referred by schools/school districts, human service agencies, hospitals, clinics, shelters, youth programs and places of worship. We currently have

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