We have another great opportunity for our young adults ages 16-24 to get connected with technology and involved in their community.
Apply for a cellphone, tablet or cell service through the Denver Opportunity Youth Initiative
Mile High Youth Corps is hiring young people between the ages of 18-24 for our YouthBuild Construction and Health & Wellness (nurse aide) training programs. Orientation starts February 5th. Corpsmembers receive training toward industry recognized certifications, the opportunity to earn a GED or HiSET through CCD’s FSI, hands-on work experience, career and post-secondary readiness training, case management and mental health support, leadership development, placement and follow-up support, and the opportunity to earn an AmeriCorps Education Award—ALL WHILE GETTING A PAYCHECK – biweekly!
Learn more about YouthBuild Construction here.
Learn more about YouthBuild Health & Wellness (nurse aide) training programs here.
Saturday, January 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m
CU Denver Student Union Commons
The Woke Minds Forum is a great opportunity for youth to participate in an open-mic session with Mayor Michael B. Hancock, along with a panel of social activists and representatives from Denver's justice system, to discuss how to put an end to police violence. Youth, ages 12-18, can advocate by sharing ideas that lead to change, highlight how the justice system impacts their families and talk about how to work within communities to find solutions. Additional session topics will include Know Your Rights and Implicit Bias. Don't miss the amazing performances from the most conscious and woke artists in our city! Online registration is required and must be completed by Thursday, January 18, 2018 by midnight. This event is free and lunch is provided.
FREE After School and Family Program at the McNichols Building Mondays and Tuesdays February 5 – May 22
Arts & Minds Classes
February 5 – May 22, 2018*; 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
McNichols Civic Center Building
144 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80202
Arts and Minds and Sound Off Colorado are coming together with some amazing programs for students! Coming to the McNichols Civic Center Building in February, each Arts & Minds enrichment session combines 60 minutes of Movement (guided dance, yoga, movement with Sound Off Colorado) and 60 minutes of Creative Arts Project stations (art, drama, sensory play, creative writing). Children will use Creative Arts to process what they experience physically and emotionally through the movement portion of the class. Click here for event times.
Bringing more than five children? Please register online.
*there will be no events February 19 (President's Day), March 26 and 27 (Denver Public Schools Spring Break) and May 7 (McNichols Building closed for a private event)
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