Contact your local county Extension office through our County Office List.


Family Leader Resources: November 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


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
Denver, CO

walk2connect: Gratitude Walk
November 11, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 2 pm
Shore Art Center
Lamar, CO

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

OUR Center/Boulder County Workforce Center Job Fair
Tuesday, November 14 | 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
220 Collyer Street
Longmont, CO

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 | 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. | 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 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

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

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

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