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Youth Board applications now open! Apply to join Youth Roots Youth Board! Share with a youth please!

Hey you… want to change the world?? Apply for a spot on one of the Denver, Boulder or Philadelphia YouthBoards by April 11th! Yay! You are going to have a SPECTACULAR time filling this out! I just know it. Please fill it out completely. If you submit it and desperately need to change and/or add something,

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National Day of Action for a Bigger, Better, Peace Corps- March 3rd

March 3rd will mark the 12th year of the annual National Day of Action for a Bigger, Better Peace Corps. Here are three ways to get involved with the Day of Action. 1. Come to Capitol Hill. 2. Visit Congress in your district. 3. Hold an event to spread the word. Get involved at

Read Across America Day – March 2

Grab Your Hat and Read with the Cat! The National Education Association is calling America’s children, both young and old, to reward their learning by celebrating the joys of reading on Dr. Seuss’s birthday. On March 2, tip your hat to Dr. Seuss and celebrate his newly discovered book, What Pet Should I Get? with

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Youth In The Civil Rights Movement, Learn About How Youth Contributed!

As we celebrate Black History Month, did you know that youth played an instrumental role in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s? Read this blog about 10 times youth helped lead the the way to civil rights for all: We’d add Barbara Rose Johns to this list. She led a student

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It’s Coming…The Urban Youth Summit, and you have to be there!

The Urban Youth Summit is for urban youth ages 16-21 and will be held on April 29, 2016 (see attached flyer). GOALS FOR THE URBAN YOUTH SUMMIT: -Provide an educational and safe place for urban youth to cross reference and cross pollinate their ideas, thoughts and visions into action plans to promote sustainable cities

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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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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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Two great opportunities for youth and young adults

Another wonderful youth voice opportunity!!! This time on both sides of the Great Divide! Youth / young adults are needed as panel members for the 2016 Communication Summit. The Communication Summit will be held Monday, February 8, 2016 from 8:15-4:30 at the The Curtis Ballroom at the Landmark in Greenwood Village and on Wednesday, February

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