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Family Leader Resources: October 2017

This page is updated as FLTI of Colorado learns of opportunities. The events and information featured in these posts are also cross posted on our Facebook page and Resources webpages as we become aware of them. If you are an FLTI of Colorado alum, or host agency and want to share ideas for these posts, please contact:


Suicide Prevention Podcast
by Colorado State Innovation Model

Article: Attitude is More Important than Intelligence
by World Economic Forum

Article: SNAP Decision
by The Colorado Trust

Article: Harvard Researcher David Deming Takes the Long View on Head Start, Integration
by The 74

Report: 2017 Colorado Health Access Survey
by Colorado Health Institute

Leadership/Community Engagement Opportunities

The Consortium Seeks Board Members
Contact Kim Erickson for details
303-217-8460 |

2017 Larimer County Family Safety and Emergency Preparedness Expo
October 7, 2017 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
5280 Arena Circle | Thomas M. McKee 4-H Building
Loveland, CO

Grandfamily Coalition has Volunteer and Paid Positions Open
Paid Positions: Now seeking qualified applicants to provide part-time childcare at two meeting locations from Noon-2:00 PM on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. A background check is required.

Please contact Casey at or Gail at 970-699-2837

Also seeking VOLUNTEERS for upcoming events. Holiday Party, December 9th with time slots between 3:00 PM and 8:30 PM. St. Elizabeth Seton Parish, Ft. Collins.

 Volunteers may apply at

CDPHE Calling for Youth Ages 9-14 to Submit Radon Awareness Posters
Submit posters to by November 30.

Colorado Department of Human Services seeks Parent Representative for
Colorado Children’s Trust Fund Board
Applications are due by Monday, 10/23
Apply here

Transition to Adult Services Fair
by The Arc of Colorado
Saturday, November 9, 2017 | 9:00 am – 1: 00 pm
11111 E. Mississippi Ave.
Aurora, CO

Dia de los Muertos Festival
by Denver Botanic Gardens
Saturday, November 4, 2017 | Noon – 8:00 pm
1007 York Street
Denver, CO

Professional Development Opportunities

Workshop: Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior  
October 4, 2017
by Facing History and Ourselves

Webinar: Teaching the Rise of the Nazis Through Images 
October 5, 2017
by Facing History and Ourselves

Webinar: Quality, Affordable Child Care: Implications for Economic, Family, and Child Health and Development
Friday, October 13, 2017 at Noon MDT
by eXtension Learn
Register here

Webinar: Successful Transition for Students with Special Needs: 
Advocating for Universal Design for Learning in Classrooms
by eXtension Learn
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 9:00 am MDT
Register here

Webinar: When Play is More than Just “Playing”: 
Delivering Intentional Instruction through Daily Interactions
by eXtension Learn
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 9:00 am MDT
Register here

Workshop: My Part of the Story: Exploring Identity in the United States  
November 8, 2017
by Facing History and Ourselves

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