Research shows the number of African-American males entering and graduating from college continues to stagger greatly behind others. The Asfaw Family Foundation International (AFFI) has designed the “Aim High” scholarship program to increase the number of African-American males enrolled in colleges and universities. This year we hope to impact the lives of ten young men
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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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
Emily Griffith Technical College will host an orientation for non-native English speakers who want to take advantage of a free college preparation program.
Emily Griffith Technical College will host an orientation for non-native English speakers who want to take advantage of a free college preparation program. This is an intensive course that meets 10 hours a week and helps students improve their scores on the college entrance exam needed to enroll in career tech certification at EG Tech. Day and evening courses are available. College scholarships are available for graduates of the