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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.

2017 Colorado Leadership Alliance Summit Report
by CSU Center for Public Deliberation

5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return
by Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Almost Half of Coloradans Live in ‘Child Care Deserts’
by The Colorado Trust

Can We Talk?
Forum Examines Relations Between Lawmakers and Press
by C-SPAN

Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines
Video series for parents/caregivers, educators, providers, and child advocates
by Colorado Office of Early Childhood

The Colorado Trust 2016 Annual Report

Denver Post Op-Ed: You, Too, Can Hold Government Accountable in Colorado
by the Denver Post Editorial Board

The Future of K-12 Education; A Guide for Public Discussion
by the Interactivity Foundation

Race in Colorado 
In depth looks at Colorado’s racial disparities in the education, justice, and health systems throughout the state.
by Rocky Mountain PBS

Spark Conversation About Democracy With This Book List For All Ages
by Facing History and Ourselves

Social Structure, Adversity, Toxic Stress, and Intergenerational Poverty:
An Early Childhood Model

featured in the Annual Review of Sociology, 2017
by Craig A. McEwen and Bruce S. McEwen

TED Talk: Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling
by Emilie Wapnick

Practitioner Tool to Build Life Skills
by Harvard University Center on the Developing Child

New Resources Available in Spanish and Portuguese
by Harvard University Center on the Developing Child

From Innovation to Impact at Scale:
Lessons Learned from a Cluster of Research-Community Partnerships

Article published in Child Development about an interdisciplinary group of researchers, community-based programs, parents, and state agencies have joined together to design, test, and scale a suite of innovative intervention strategies rooted in new knowledge about the biology of diversity.

Various Articles on Issues Impacting Child Development
by  Harvard University Center on the Developing Child

Count on Families! Engaging Families in Math
by Global Family Research Project

Aurora Rising
This rapidly diversifying community is one to watch as planning for cultural inclusion, social equity, and environmental sustainability become priorities for the American city.