Category Archives: resources

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.

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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Help students in crisis, read all about it to find out how you can help!

Clothes To Kids provides a wardrobe of FREE school clothing to preschool-12th grade students in need or in crisis. A wardrobe includes 5 tops, 4 bottoms(pants/shorts/skirts), 1 coat, 1 pair of shoes and 5 pairs each of new underwear and socks. Students can be referred by schools/school districts, human service agencies, hospitals, clinics, shelters, youth programs and places of worship. We currently have

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American Graduate documentary, Powered By Story is a must watch!

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

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Sexual Assault Can Happen in Relationships, Too

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

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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

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How to safely exercise their rights under the 4th, 5th and 6th Amendments.

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

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A Time for Women and Girls to Discover Their Greatness

From the Director: A Time for Women and Girls to Discover Their Greatness America is often described as the land of opportunity because of the untold possibilities that await those who seek its treasures. Women’s History Month in March is an opportune time for all women to awaken and pursue their highest potential. And there are

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Be The Change with YouthRoots by The bravetracks team

Do you think about “being the change you wish to see in the world” but just haven’t figured out quite how to do it? Then YouthRoots YouthBoard might be just the place for you to put your talents and energy! The deadline to apply is April 11, 2016. YouthRoots is a one-year student-led leadership program where selected

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