Call for Applications for Editor of Children, Youth and Environments

February 10, 2015

The current editors are soliciting candidates for editor (or co-editors) of the journal Children, Youth and Environments. The new editor will assume the position of editor-designate in the summer of 2015 and during the transition will begin working with the current editors Willem van Vliet, Louise Chawla and Fahriye Sancar to become familiar with journal operations and procedures.

Highlights from GUB, 2013-2014

July 14, 2014

Dear friends and partners,

We are happy to share Growing Up Boulder's annual report for the 2013-2014 year.  It's been a wonderful year!  Thank you to each of you for your contributions in making Boulder an exemplary child- and youth-friendly city!

We look forward to another great year with you.


Tori Derr & Mara Mintzer
GUB Coordinators

The Lama Foundation Design-Build Project Featured in the Daily Camera

July 7, 2014

CU-Boulder students design, build hut for New Mexico retreat center

Eleven environmental design students from the University of Colorado are in New Mexico this month building a sustainable, 120-square-foot hut they designed and modeled last semester for a nonprofit retreat center.

CEDaR Faculty Affiliate Rob Pyatt Recieves Campus Compact Scholarship in Action Award

July 7, 2014

Three University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff will receive regional 2014 Engagement Awards recognizing their positive impacts in local communities through engaged teaching, research, service, and learning. 

Child in the City Conference (September 29 - October 1, 2014)

May 13, 2014

The Child in the City conference will –for the 7th time- provide a platform to disseminate good practice, share experiences and test new ideas with a world-wide network of practitioners, researchers, academics and policy-makers; all seeking to inspire our towns and cities to become increasingly better places for children.


4th International Children's Geographies Conference

February 20, 2014

Located on the US/Mexico border, the conference has a theme of young people, borders and well-being.

San Diego, California

January 12-15, 2015


Conference Flyer

Stanley King and Susan Chung Co-Design Workshop

January 30, 2014

During fall semester 2013, Stanley King and Susan Chung conducted a co-design workshop called Finding the Sweet Spot: Engaging Youth in the Design Dialogue for Planning their Neighborhoods, which presented a unique graphic method of visualizing how people aspire to use places. The workshop also showcased the means to work with youth to define a sweet spot that integrates their love for both nature and lively public spaces.

NEW Issue of "Growing the Future"

January 9, 2014

Growing the Future brings you news from the CYE Center for Community Engagement. We hope that you enjoy these updates and welcome your feedback. Read Volume 6, No. 1

Student Presentations at Boulder’s Transportation Master Plan Open House

December 13, 2013

On December 9th, ENVD interns and representatives of ENVD 2001 (Human Behavior in Design and Planning, taught by Louise Chawla) presented results of their research for the City of Boulder’s Transportation Master Plan during a Transportation Open House in the Municipal Building.

We're hiring student interns!

December 13, 2013

University of Colorado students looking for internships, the Children, Youth & Environments Center for Community Engagement is now hiring interns for spring 2014. Apply by sending a cover letter, resume and two references to Deadline is 12/23/13. Summary of the CYE Center internship program.