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
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
Dear Community Partner, The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), Office of Behavioral Health, seeks to gain insight on partner tools for the Speak Now campaign. Speak Now is a statewide social marketing campaign providing evidence-based information and resources to community partners, parents and caregivers regarding the prevention of youth substance use and abuse in Colorado. A survey has been developed to
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
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
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
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