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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“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
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
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
We’re really excited to share our American Graduate documentary, Powered By Story,” with the world (well, with Colorado at first!) tomorrow at 7 p.m. and again at9 p.m. Tune into Colorado Public Television (channel 12.1 over the air and on DirecTV and Dish, channel 660 on Comcast) to see the culmination of our recent Opportunity
Content warning: Abuse (physical, sexual), rape, sexual assault April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, a nationally recognized effort to draw attention to the fact that one in five women and one in fifty-nine men will experience sexual assault in their lifetimes. We often equate romantic relationships with consent — leading to the common misconception that
Immigrant youth, first generation youth, as well as other youth, come check out this opportunity and learn all you need to know about getting into college!
Here a Message from Yazan, I am organizing,OnTRAC, which stands for On-Training-Refugees-Accessing-College through the ACC’s summer post-secondary education access program We will be addressing the basics of college access such as personal statements, Financial aid and scholarships, self-advocacy in a large bureaucracy. Yet more importantly students will graduate from the program with a strong network of
Dear teachers, LYRIC would like to thank you for inviting us into your classrooms to teach your students how to safely exercise their rights under the 4th, 5th and 6th Amendments. We know that your students have a wide range of talents, and for those who are artistically inclined, we invite them to participate in
Making a Splash on World Water Day! Did you know that today is World Water Day, read more About ithere.
The United Nations has declared March 22 “World Water Day” in order to draw attention to the importance of water in communities, and to inspire people to learn about and advocate for the sustainable management of this valuable resource. Almost half of the world’s workers –1.5 billion people — work directly in water-related sectors, and nearly all jobs