Category Archives: opportunities

CREATE Council is recruiting Youth, make sure to apply before the deadline.

Are you between the ages of 14-24 and are passionate about improving sexual health services and education in your community? Colorado Youth Matter is searching for fierce youth activists to serve on the 2014-15 Colorado Youth CREATE Council! Complete your application today and get ready for this one of a kind leadership opportunity. We will

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The Power of Relationships and other great and informative tools

People often have different degrees of intimacy with the people in their life. The relationships we have with others are very powerful–they can influence our decisions, our behaviors, and ultimately, our health and well-being. Elements, or social determinants of health, to consider in the relationships youth have with others may include Positive role models Emotional

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Let us do more for our youth! Esta Soler: How we turned the tide on domestic violence (Hint: the Polaroid helped).

“Movements are about moments, and we seize this moment,” Esta Soler. So many important messages through out this video! “I have been doing this work for over thirty years and I am convinced now more than ever in the capacity of human beings to change.” Our founder and president Esta Soler recently participated in TEDWomen here in

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Its time for the FAFSA

from Bravetracks What time is it, seniors?  It’s FAFSA time! FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Financial Aid. FAFSA allows students to apply for more than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds. We encourage you to check out this easy-to-follow video for info about the FAFSA and the resources available to help fill out

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EVERYDAY YOUNG HEROES

Taylor Leong Westford, MA YSA honors 15-year-old Taylor Leong of Westford, Massachusetts for founding “For the Love of Erika,” an annual holiday toy drive that provides children in hospitals and homeless shelters with gifts during the holidays. Taylor created “For the Love of Erika” in 2005 in honor of her best friend Erika Gould who

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RESOURCES: BEST OF THE NATIONAL SERVICE BRIEFING

10 Ways to End Childhood Hunger For National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week in November, we published this special edition of the NSB with “10 Ways You Can End Childhood Hunger.”  http://conta.cc/1bfeOwP 10 Facts About Youth Service Coinciding with International Youth Day in August, we compiled “10 Facts About Youth Service” that highlight the research and

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