Category Archives: healthy

Protect Planet Earth on Global Youth Service Day

Is protecting the environment important to you? Five of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals are related to environmental issues: SDG #7- Renewable Energy, #12- Responsible Consumption, #13- Climate Change, #14- Life Below Water, and #15- Life on Land. Needless to say, planet Earth needs our love and attention ASAP! Make it your GYSD project

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A healthier Colorado for Youth

What is Imagine Colorado? Imagine Colorado is a first-of-its kind statewide open innovation “ideas” challenge, presented by the Colorado Innovation Network and LiveWell Colorado, asking the question “How would you connect Colorado’s youth to a healthier lifestyle?” Imagine Colorado is an ideation challenge where we will reward the top ideas regardless of the submitter’s ability

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White Privilege Glasses: New Video Asks ‘Can You See White Privilege?’

The project, called “White Privilege Glasses,” comes from a Chicago-based seminary. Ever wish you could help White people recognize the privilege they enjoy and how it impacts people of color? A new video campaign from the Chicago Theological Seminary (CTS) aims to do just that. Called “White Privilege Glasses,” the video depicts a White man seeing

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Youth voice fighting to protect their education and passion

Peter, one of the student’s feature, has been involved in our My Brother’s Keeper Initiative work, and reached out when DPS announced they were looking to close NCAS middle school.  He and his peers were present at the community meeting and did an amazing job. They were also able to meet with DPS school board

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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

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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

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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

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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

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