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

   

Category Archives: Alumni News

Post Image

Eagle County Family Leader Shares Views on Giving Back, Community Engagement

Eagle River Youth Coalition named Eagle County family leader, Fernando Almanza, their Difference Maker of the Month in March. 2018. Almanza discusses his views on community engagement in the article, saying, “A friend once told me that you always have to do more service than you are paid for, and for now I am paying […]

Read More 
Post Image

2017 Civic Project Report Now Available

  Putting together the Civic Project Report is a highlight for FLTI of each year. The thought and effort that family leaders put into designing and implementing their civic projects is a testament to the passions and skills they bring to their communities Take a look at the 2017 CPR and prepare to be amazed […]

Read More 
Post Image

November/December FLTI Briefs

Arapahoe/Douglas Alumna TiffanyNoelle Brown is Still Going Strong TiffanyNoelle Brown graduated from FLTI of Arapahoe/Douglas in 2011. Nearly seven years later, she continues to lead in her community. Brown recently wrote FLTI of Colorado, sharing some of her “micro” and “macro” leadership successes. On the individual/family level, Brown has taken on leadership positions with her […]

Read More 
Post Image

When a Civic Project Goes Viral

John Chavez is a family leader. As a long-time fundraising employee of the Diocese of Pueblo, John says his eyes were opened to the many needs facing families in the Pueblo community when he transitioned to a position in the Diocese’s Pastoral Ministries office two years ago. “When I filled in at the front desk, […]

Read More 
Post Image

September/October Alumni Briefs

FLTI of Larimer County Youth Leader Speaks at Bohemian Foundation’s GiveNext Event Fernando Castro, a 2016 graduate from FLTI of Larimer County, gave the keynote address for Bohemian Foundation’s GiveNext kick-off on October 4. More than 200 middle and high school students were in attendance.       FLTI of Lake County Family Leader Making Strides […]

Read More 
Post Image

It takes a Village to Advance Grandparent Rights

Countless parents find themselves in need of the proverbial village to balance the various demands of childrearing. When grandparents find themselves as the primary caregivers of their grandchildren, many discover their village is in need of exponential growth to handle the complexities of parenting the second time around. In the fall of 2006, a small […]

Read More 
Post Image

FLTI of Boulder County Alum Builds Community Through Creative Expression

Victoria Medina, 2017 graduate from FLTI of Boulder County, is a family leader. FLTI of Colorado defines leadership as, “The capacity to impact and influence a given situation with clear purpose, necessary skills and determination, and effectively reach an intended goal.” Medina continues to lead in her community by organizing events like the free workshop […]

Read More 
Post Image

Alumni Spotlight: Karla Alder, FLTI of Lake County

Karla Alder is a 2015 FLTI of Eagle County graduate with a remarkable commitment to providing leadership in her community. FLTI of Colorado is pleased to feature her in this month’s Alumni Spotlight. When Karla first got involved with FLTI as a participant, she drove 41 miles to the Eagle County site from Leadville each week. Not […]

Read More 
Post Image

Alumni News Archive

2017 The Denver Post. Mitchell, Megan. July 24, 2017. Adams County teen develops and runs free workout program for underprivileged kids in his community Vail Daily. Wyrick, Randy. June 18, 2017. Family Leadership Training Institute teaches civic involvement skills Eagle County News Release. June 14, 2017. KSJD 90.5 FM. Cope, Austin. June 12, 2017. A […]

Read More