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.
July 2, 2013
A group of Boulder County faith leaders is teaming up with recent graduates of Centaurus High School to hold a gun buyback.
April 25, 2013
Green-a-Palooza, SeLebration, Jubilee for Justice slated for Friday, Saturday
Colorado Hometown Weekly
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.
April 25, 2013
Faculty, staff, students to be honored at May reception
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.
March 5, 2013
Thinking about joining the Peace Corps? Learn about the experience from Peace Corps volunteers who have served all over the world, during the Peace Corps Palooza on Monday, March 11, at 6 p.m. in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom. The event will include round table discussions, snacks, information sessions and a keynote speech from Ryan Van Duzer, a CU-Boulder and Peace Corps alumnus who served in Honduras.
February 5, 2013
Area youth did not grow up during Martin Luther King Jr.’s lifetime, but they continue to carry a torch for his ideals. Generations after his death, MLK’s legacy lives on through the young people who are devoted to civic service and those who helped spearhead the MLK Day March for Peace and Celebration in Lafayette in January.
February 1, 2013
Since 1961 when Peace Corps founding director Sargent Shriver, President Kennedy's brother-in-law, started recruiting volunteers, more than 2,000 CU-Boulder alumni have served abroad. What they brought back with them has shaped the arc of their lives.
December 10, 2012