Building Green and Respecting Native American Identity: Housing, Culture, and Sustainability in Native American Communities

May 11, 2014

By Mike Blanford, HUD Office of Policy Development and Research; Brian
Gillen, HUD Office of Public and Indian Housing; Lynda Lantz, FirstPic, Inc.;
Robert Pyatt, University of Colorado Boulder; and Jamie Blosser, Sustainable
Native Communities Collaborative

Public Achievement program empowers aspiring leaders

May 11, 2014

Two things set the University of Colorado Boulder's Public Achievement program apart from other service learning and civic engagement initiatives: mentorship and empowerment.

Faculty, staff, students recognized for inclusive excellence

May 11, 2014

2014 President’s Diversity Award recipients work toward greater cultural diversity

Faculty, staff and students from across the University of Colorado have been named recipients of the annual President’s Diversity Award, which recognizes significant achievements of individuals and academic or administrative units in developing a more culturally diverse, compassionate university community reflective of inclusive excellence.


January 25, 2014

The Service Learning and Ameri-Corps Office is off to another fan-tastic year of service projects en-acted by our dedicated AmeriCorps Members! We have 81 Members serving this year all over the Boul-der and Denver area. Take some time to read about the amazing work your fellow Members are accomplishing: Our 19 Academic Mentors support the academic growth of K-12 students across Boulder County, "...the highlight of this month was working with Den-ise on her grammar homework.

Hundreds pace Public Road during Lafayette's MLK march

January 20, 2014

Hundreds pace Public Road during Lafayette's MLK march

CU students give leadership training to Belarus students

July 17, 2013

A delegation of high school students from Belarus spent Monday on the University of Colorado campus learning leadership skills to help them start community gardens at their schools and in their communities.

In their home Eastern European country, the concept of volunteering is relatively new, explained Holly Nichols, with World Link Inc. -- a nonprofit that conducts exchange programs for educators and youth through government-sponsored projects.

Faith leaders organize Boulder County gun buyback

July 2, 2013


Opposition already arises as Longmont man plans to counter Aug. 4 event
By Joe Rubino and Mitchell Byars, Camera Staff Writers
Posted:   06/14/2013 09:30:40 AM MDT
Updated:   06/14/2013 10:29:10 PM MDT

A group of Boulder County faith leaders is teaming up with recent graduates of Centaurus High School to hold a gun buyback.

Lafayette youth plan big weekend

April 25, 2013

Green-a-Palooza, SeLebration, Jubilee for Justice slated for Friday, Saturday

By Doug Pike

Colorado Hometown Weekly

Posted:   04/25/2013 01:00:00 AM MDT

Lafayette is in for a youth-driven jolt of energy this weekend, with three youth-organized events on tap, focused on service and public awareness.

President’s Diversity Awards honor leaders in inclusiveness

April 25, 2013

Faculty, staff, students to be honored at May reception

Nizhoni Encina-Serrano, 3, front, holds a sign about social change at the Cesar Chavez march in 2011 at Pioneer Elementary in Lafayette. ( Jeremy Papasso )

Lafayette youth organize Cesar Chavez march, service learning day

April 4, 2013

Students in Lafayette, from elementary school to high school, are helping with two big community events this month.

On Friday, community members will pay tribute to the legacy of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez during the ninth annual "Seeds of Justice" march and rally. The event is planned by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee, Latino Advisory Board and the University of Colorado's Public Achievement program.