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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Jobs: Help us bring a fantastic Youth Advisor to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
This position is only open to Colorado state residents. This is a term-limited position and will not be funded beyond August 15, 2019. Youth and young adults between the ages of 16 – 20 at the time of filling out the job application for this position are encouraged to apply. This announcement will close on August 15, 2016 or until we have identified an
Boulder Art Therapy Collective, in partnership with Colorado Youth Leadership Network, presents Art for Empowering Youth Workshop Monday, Aug. 1, 3-6pm
A 3-hour art studio workshop for youth and young adults, ages 15-24, who have experienced system involvement, and who are interested in becoming empowered as youth leaders in their community. Participants will use art as a way to know themselves and tell their story in a safe and respectful group environment. Through art making, participants
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
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
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
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
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