Category Archives: young heroes

Youth Job Opportunity!!!!: Open Competitive Job Announcement – Peer Youth Advisor – 5190

Please spread this employment opportunity far and WIDE!!  PLEASE send to anyone and everyone you know who would fit the “highly encouraged” age of 16-20, including your peers, youth groups, networks, schools and youth-serving professionals who can get this into the hands of young people. We are looking for a Peer Youth Advisor who will

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“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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The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) is currently seeking nominations for the 2016 James J Peters Memorial Award.

Dear Community Partners, The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) is currently seeking nominations for the 2016 James J Peters Memorial Award. The JAC initiated the James J. Peters Memorial Award in 2014 to be given annually to a professional serving young people within Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties. The award is given in memory of

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Young Investigator Scholarship, Applications Open: Now; Deadline: July 29, 2016

The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship awards a $2,500 scholarship to encourage college-level compost research projects. In this way, we recruittomorrow’s generation of industry experts and researchers!   WHO SHOULD APPLY: College students with projects about the compost process, the application and use of finished compost, how compost can increase drought tolerance and nutrient content or reduct erosion

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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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Are you a young person in the LGBTQ community or know young people who are LGBTQ?  You could win $250 for filling out a quick survey!

If you are a young person between the ages of 12-20, identify as LGBTQ, and want to share your honest opinions about marijuana, we want to hear from you! OMNI Institute (www.omni.org), an independent non-profit research company in Denver, has developed a brief and anonymous online survey that takes just 10 minutes to complete, and

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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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The Youth Partnership for Health (YPH) is a youth advisory council for the state is recruiting, and they’re looking for youth just like you! Apply by June 30th

The Youth Partnership for Health (YPH) is a youth advisory council for state, local and community stakeholders. YPH was created to ensure that the needs of young people are integrated in the programs and policies that affect youth, and it aims to represent youth from all over Colorado. We are seeking young people ages 13-19, with diverse

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Job Openings!!! CYM is looking for two young people between the ages of 18-24 to serve on the Maximizing Success federal project.

CYM is looking for two young people between the ages of 18-24 to serve on the Maximizing Success federal project. The Youth Advisors will work with other members of the Maximizing Success team to ensure that all aspects of this five-year project are inclusive and welcoming to youth within the defined project area, and include the direct involvement

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