Category Archives: diversity

Growing Colorado Kids Program

Growing Colorado Kids is accepting applications for its program through the end of December! Youth will learn construction, culinary, and farming skills by participating in small teams and working alongside our staff and volunteers. Growing Colorado Kids provides a free, safe and educational program for refugee youth ages 6-21. Don’t miss out! Get more information today.

Openings at KidsTek

KidsTek’s mission is to increase technology literacy at Colorado’s highest needs schools by providing tuition-free computer skills classes. They are currently filling after-school teaching positions in Denver and Aurora. They are looking for instructors experienced in teaching elementary and middle school ages. For more information see the job postings for the Denver & Aurora position and for

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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: 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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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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Jobs: Help us bring a fantastic Youth Advisor to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

This position is only open to Colorado state residents. This is a term-limited position and will not be funded beyond August 15, 2019. Youth and young adults between the ages of 16 – 20 at the time of filling out the job application for this position are encouraged to apply. This announcement will close on August 15, 2016 or until we have identified an

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Understanding the Muslim Community in Colorado

Tuesday, August 16  5:30-7:30 PM Denver Public Library (Central Branch) 10 W 14th Ave Pkwy Denver, CO 80204 This event aims to create an opportunity for a broader dialogue and greater mutual understanding between Muslims and non-Muslim people in Denver by exposing attendees to a variety of voices from within the community itself, discussing topics such as the

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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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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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