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Community Engagement Events

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

CDPHE Calling for Youth Ages 9-14 to Submit Radon Awareness Posters
Submit posters to chrys.kelley@state.co.us by November 30.

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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.

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

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.
ann.bruce@state.co.us | 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

The Consortium Seeks Family Leaders to Join Governance Board
For more information about joining this board please contact the Executive Director, Kim Erickson at 303-217-8460 or kerickson@coconsortium.org

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 casey@grandfamilycoalition.org 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.

Trainings / Conferences

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

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.

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.