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Family Leadership at the Capitol

Family leaders from all over the state visit the Capitol each year.


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 conversation on community involvement

CSU Source. Littlefield, Joanne. May 16, 2017
National Award for Community Civic Engagement

CSU Source. Littlefield, Joanne. April 27, 2017
Building Civic Leaders through community engagement

Herald Democrat. March 2, 2017
Bethany Maher named new director of Chamber of Commerce



Northeast Denver Front Porch. Pearson, Melinda. October 1, 2016.
Youth of color share thoughts on cops and creating change

CSU Source. Littlefield, Joanne. August 3, 2017
Extension leads the Family Leadership Training Institute

Pueblo County Extension Pathways. 3rd Quarter 2016
Where we’re going…Colorado Family Leadership Training Institute

Eagle County News Release. June 15, 2016
Community members advocate for children and families in Eagle County

Summit Daily. Reuterereuter, Elise. May 6, 2016
Summit County FIRC brings leadership training to families


Larimer – Representative Joann Ginal – Family Leadership Training Institute

Chalkbeat Colorado. Schimke, Ann. May 19, 2015
It’s not high school civics, but parents (and teens) learn the ropes of public policy

National News Coverage

Democrat and Chronicle. Murphy, Justin. December 6, 2016.
Leadership program turns parents into advocates

Institute of Museum and Library Services. Reed, Saundra and Burel, Deirdre. April 13, 2016.
StoryCorps interview from the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

Family Leadership at the Capitol

Family leaders from Larimer County and Denver Five Points prepare to facilitate the first year of the new two-generation training model.

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