Category Archives: educated

Colorado Black Health Collaborative needs your help!

CBHC is looking for Kaiser Permanente, Denver Health, or Inner City Health Center members for Focus Group participation.  The Focus Group is seeking to understand patient experience and patient satisfaction to improve healthcare services.   Dinner will be provided.  A $30 gift certificate will be provided upon completion of the Focus Group session.  Please see

Read More

Here’s a Cool Scholarship Opportunity for Diverse Students, Spread the Word!

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, Application Submission Deadline for Kaiser Permanente Diversity Scholarship Program.  The Diversity Scholarship Program provides under-represented populations an opportunity to earn a degree so they can make a positive impact on the community and assist people in need.  All qualified students are encouraged to apply including those who identify as African American,

Read More

6 Ways to Start Fresh This Semester

  January 5, 2016 • By Her Campus, a global community for college women What’s our New Year’s resolution at Her Campus? Beyond acing organic chemistry, we want to help you make this semester way healthier than your last. Everyone knows college is stressful — and in between back-to-back finals, generous helpings of eggnog, and

Read More

How A Voter Convinced Jeb Bush To Change His Views On Violence By Racist Whites

“I respect your point of view for that, so I’m adjusting mine to acknowledge it.” Get the vidoe here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jeb-bush-violence-racist-whites_567b0225e4b06fa6887fd949?ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067 LITTLETON, N.H. — After a young white man walked into a historically black church in June and murdered nine people, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) was initially reluctant to concede what appeared obvious to many:

Read More

We need your help

Dear Community Partner, Mile High United Way envisions a vibrant community built on opportunity for everyone and is committed to sparking collaborative action that elevates all children, youth, families, and individuals to a brighter future. As a trusted steward of community resources, we are focused in making sure community investments have the greatest possible impact.

Read More

When it comes to sex and sexually transmitted infections, we want all teens to Know The Facts First. No fiction, just the facts.

OWH Director Dr. Nancy C. Lee announces a new campaign, Know The Facts First, aimed at providing teen girls with accurate information about sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and STI prevention so that they can make informed decisions.

Check this out, a social media platform specifically for youth health… I know, I know, amazing right!!!!

What is T2X? T2X is a social network designed to help teens and adults learn about living healthy lives. In additional to all the typical social features — videos, photos, games, chats, etc — T2X also has a ton of resources about health. Whether somebody wants to learn about STDs, join an online physical activity

Read More

It’s National Youth Justice Awareness Month, check out how you can contribute.

National Youth Justice Awareness Month National Youth Justice Awareness Month (YJAM) aims to provide people across the country an opportunity to develop action-oriented events in their communities during the month of October. We know that the power for change lies in our communities, so every year during the month of October, people all over the

Read More

Here are 2 interesting resources on adolescents, young adults and mental health. 

First Year College Experience survey, conducted by Harris Poll for The JED Foundation, Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, and The Jordan Porco Foundation. I’ve attached the infographic from this survey – you can also access the full report and data tables at the following website: http://settogo.org/   A few details as noted in their press release: Most

Read More

What do student activists REALLY think about sex?

We’ve seen a lot of discussion of New York Magazine’s profile of sex at college – from “hookup culture” to affirmative consent education to online dating services. We wondered, what does a generation of youth activists committed to normalizing healthy sexuality think about it all?? So we asked them, and here’s what they said! “My

Read More