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


Family Leader Resources: January, 2018

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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: Road Map to Passing Ballot Measures
Produced by The Colorado Health Foundation

Article: Immigrant Health Care Workers in the United States
Source: Migration Policy Institute

Article: Effective Co-Parenting Communication
Live Smart Colorado, CSU Extension

Online Safety Tool: Girls Go CyberStart
Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology

Civic and Community Engagement Opportunities

Dominic Christina: Poetic Justice in Honor of MLK Day
Saturday, January 13| Boulder

Rise Up, Take Action: 2018 MLK Day March & Celebration
Monday, January 15 | Ft. Collins

Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger
Wednesday, January 17 | Denver

Healthy Larimer Summit, 2018
Wednesday, January 24 | Loveland

Colorado Politics: Pre-Legislative Session Reception
Wednesday, January 24 | Denver

Women’s March on Colorado: 1 Year Anniversary
Saturday, January 20 | Denver

Crisis Center: Strive to Thrive Resource Fair
Tuesday, January 30 | Castle Rock

Anti-Defamation League’s 2018 Civil Rights Awards
Wednesday, February 7 | Denver

Elevate Climate Change Event
Thursday, February 8 | Fort Collins

Fiesta Colorado Dance Company: It is a Fiesta!
Sunday, February 11 |Aurora

City Plan + FoCo Creates Kickoff Event
Monday, February 12 | Fort Collins

29th Annual Colorado Women’s Legislative Breakfast
Tuesday, February 27 | Denver

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado: Lobby Day at the Capitol
Thursday, March 15 | Denver

Leadership Placement and Professional Development Opportunities

Provide Your Perspective (Statewide)
The Bell Policy Center 
is asking Coloradans to answer, “What does ‘middle class’ mean to you?” in a brief poll on their Facebook page. Your input is an important part of their research on economic mobility in Colorado.

Join the DVP Advisory Committee (Statewide)
Are you interested in advancing the work of domestic violence advocacy programs in Colorado? In 2018, Colorado Department of Human Services is looking for stakeholders to join the DVP Advisory Committee. Applications are due by January 18. 

PT Administrative Assistant
The Colorado Trust has an opening for a PT administrative assistant in the Denver Metro Area.
Apply by Tuesday, January 16th for full consideration.
More information available here.

Prodigy Coffeehouse Pre-Apprentice Training
Prodigy Coffeehouse, a social enterprise coffee house in NE Denver, is offering an upcoming training supporting youth! This 8-day pre-apprenticeship training is for young adults not finding success in school or work, especially older youth who are disconnected – preference is given to NE Denver residents.
The trainings will be held January 23-26 and January 30- February 2.
Apply at: or Email:

Nonprofit Internship Program at The Denver Foundation Now Accepting Applications
If you are an undergraduate student in the Denver area and are interested in an opportunity for hands-on experience in the nonprofit sector, you should check out this opportunity!
More at:

Webinar: USDA Rural Information Center
The USDA Rural Information Center (RIC), a service of the National Agriculture Library has resources related to Community Development, Rural Citizen Services, Sustainable Rural Communities, and Rural America Collections. In this webinar sponsored by USDA NIFA Division of Family & Consumer Sciences, Mary Louise Reynnells will describe the resource assistance available.
January 31, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The Colorado Health Foundation Accepting Applications for Grant Funding
The Colorado Health Foundation has a variety of funding opportunities available.
Apply by February 15 for full consideration.
More information available here.

Apply to Become a Natural Helper! (Aurora)
Natural leaders within the refugee and immigrant communities of Aurora are invited to volunteer, develop their leadership skills and foster new community networks through the award winning Natural Helpers program sponsored by the City of Aurora and the Village Exchange Center.

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