Category Archives: young heroes

“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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Let’s talk about Fatherhood on Father’s Day Weekend… I know, it totally makes sense, so join us!

We are really excited to have partnered with Juneteenth – and partners on attached flyers – for this exciting movie screening and crucial conversation about Fatherhood on Father’s Day Weekend.  So, for those who come; in addition to entertainment, vendors and beautiful people; there will also be a conversation which is so important to the

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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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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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Dare to Dream America, is an amazing opportunity for youth 13 – 25. Find out more, click the link!

Dare to Dream America is a unique funding opportunity for young people (ages 13 to 25) or youth groups to create and implement youth driven projects that promote mental health awareness and well-being. Youth M.O.V.E. National wants to support your ideas and efforts to make a difference in YOUR community. This is a chance for

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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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Making a Splash on World Water Day! Did you know that today is World Water Day, read more About ithere.

The United Nations has declared March 22 “World Water Day” in order to draw attention to the importance of water in communities, and to inspire people to learn about and advocate for the sustainable management of this valuable resource. Almost half of the world’s workers –1.5 billion people — work directly in water-related sectors, and nearly all jobs

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