Category Archives: healthy

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.

Speak Up, Speak Out Youth Advisory Board

APPLICATION DUE: Fill out this short application by December 16, 2016. ​ Advisory board members will work with members of the arts, health and wellness, and advocacy fields to plan and create workshops and to develop a professional social justice advocacy performance event that address and raises awareness of systemic roadblocks to Healthy Eating and Active Living in

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Lead the Change Summit #LeadTheChangeCO Highlights: Saturday, October 22, 2016 Check-in time: 9:30 AM Event time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Arapahoe Community College – Littleton Campus 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive Littleton, Colorado 80120 This week’s updates: Our web page is now live! Visit our site for additional details, important documents and a link

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Youth Job Opportunity!!!!: Open Competitive Job Announcement – Peer Youth Advisor – 5190

Please spread this employment opportunity far and WIDE!!  PLEASE send to anyone and everyone you know who would fit the “highly encouraged” age of 16-20, including your peers, youth groups, networks, schools and youth-serving professionals who can get this into the hands of young people. We are looking for a Peer Youth Advisor who will

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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

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JOB: Community Recreation – Recreation Instructor (Part Time – On Call)

Salary: $13.91 – $20.30 Hourly$13.91 – $20.30 Hourly Location: Various locations throughout the City & County of Denver, COVarious locations throughout the City & County of Denver, CO Job Type: On Call Regular Department: Parks and Recreation (DPR) Job Number: CA2583-16 13963 Closing: 9/12/2016 11:59 PM Mountain DESCRIPTION BENEFITS QUESTIONS Job Description The City and County of Denver – Parks and

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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

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BLOG: Refugee Inclusivity

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

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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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