Lafayette Youth Plan Event to Celebrate Cesar Chavez

March 31, 2014

Lafayette students helping plan the 10th annual Cesar Chavez march are adding a second, concurrent march to encourage more participation. On Friday, community members will pay tribute to the legacy of civil rights leader with the "Seeds of Justice" marches and a rally. The event is planned by the Lafayette...

Public Achievement Program Empowers Aspiring Leaders

March 7, 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. “The public achievement motto is ‘We are the ones we’ve been waiting for,’” Director Elaina Verveer said. “It essentially means that we can’t expect elected officials, we...

Hundreds pace Public Road during Lafayette's MLK march:

Jan. 20, 2014

Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee, CU Public Achievement team up for 9th annual event. Hundreds marched for social awareness under sunny skies in Old Town Lafayette on Monday as residents turned out in record numbers for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Peace. The student-led procession, in its ninth...