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Video: The Pledge:Multiculturalism in Aurora, CO
by Aurora Public Schools
Video: Education and Civic Engagement: Seth Andrew at TEDxHarlem
by Seth Andrew, founder Democracy Prep Public Schools
Article: Active Citizenship Can Change Your Country for the Better
February, 2013. Open Society Foundations. Nosko, Andrej.
Based on his Youth and Active Citizenship Report
Article: 20 of America’s top political scientists gathered to discuss our democracy. They’re scared.
October 13, 2017. Vox. Illing, Sean.
Blog: Why Teaching Kindness in Schools is Essential to Reduce Bullying
October 17, 2014. Edutopia. Currie, Lisa.
Civic and Community Engagement Opportunities
Dia de los Muertos Festival
by Denver Botanic Gardens
Saturday, November 4, 2017 | Noon – 8:00 pm
1007 York Street
walk2connect: Gratitude Walk
November 11, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 2 pm
Shore Art Center
Transition to Adult Services Fair
by The Arc of Colorado
Saturday, November 9, 2017 | 9:00 am – 1: 00 pm
11111 E. Mississippi Ave.
OUR Center/Boulder County Workforce Center Job Fair
Tuesday, November 14 | 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
220 Collyer Street
The Future of School Choice in Colorado
Hosted by CU Denver School of Education & Human Development and CU Denver School of Public Affairs. Please RSVP here if you plan on attending.
Tuesday, November 14 | 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
1380 Lawrence St. Suite 500
Denver, CO 80204
Leadership Placement and Professional Development Opportunities
Daniels Fund Offers Boundless Opportunity Scholarships
A scholarship for highly-motivated non-traditional students. The Boundless Opportunity Scholarship (BOS) is designed to benefit motivated non-traditional students who recognize the power of education to create a better life for themselves and their families.
Contact: Mary Haynes | Boundless Opportunity Scholarship Relations Manager
MHaynes@DanielsFund.org | 720.941.4437
Become a walk2connect Walk Leader!
Big Timbers Community Alliance in Lamar, CO is hosting a training for those interested in becoming walk2connect leaders.
November 11, 2017 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Call 719-688-1265 for more information.
Funding Opportunity for Youth! Dare to Dream America
Youth ages 13-25 can apply for grants of $1,250 or $2,500 for Mental Health Awareness projects. Must attend pre-application webinar on either November 15 or December 6 to submit an application. Project must include supervision of a supportive adult in the field of mental health.
Find out more on the Dare to Dream America webpage.
Colorado Department of Human Services Seeks Parent Representatives for Project LAUNCH Young Child Wellness Council
Council supports statewide development of systems of care that promote the socio-emotional health of children ages 0-8.
Contact Ann Bruce at CDHS for details.
firstname.lastname@example.org | 303-866-6899
Telligen Patient and Family Advisory Council Seeks Patient and Family Advisor
Advisors provide feedback to improve patient experience with and navigation of the Medicare system.
Call Fran Otte for more information at 515-273-8807
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 email@example.com 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 www.grandfamilycoalition.com/volunteer.htm.
CDPHE Calling for Youth Ages 9-14 to Submit Radon Awareness Posters
Submit posters to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30.
Workshop: My Part of the Story: Exploring Identity in the United States
November 8, 2017
by Facing History and Ourselves
Save the Date! National Parent Leadership Institute Webinar
Getting Ready for Legislative Session
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 8:00 pm EST
Check back on our Facebook page for more information as the webinar approaches.