A collection of news, events, photos, and stories that inspire us.

Our Educational Counselors provide the one-on-one support and advocacy necessary to empower our Denver Kids students to succeed academically, personally, and socially. The added support of school personnel, family, mentorship, and various community members help them reach their full potential. These are their stories.

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Denver Kids Board Members in the News: Linda Appel Lipsius

Congratulations to Denver Kids board member, supporter, and volunteer mentor, Linda Appel Lipsius, co-founder and CEO of Teatulia Teas, on being awarded Denver Business Journal’s “Most Outstanding Women in Business for Small Business!” Linda has not…

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Denver Kids Board Members in the News: Eric Gutknecht

Colfax Marathon: A competition of corporate giving As seen in the Denver Business Journal on March 6, 2018 Article by Monica Mendoza Eric Gutknecht, far right, and team, race for Denver Kids at the Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon. More…

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Denver Kids in the news: Finding a good use for blockchain technology will take a community

Article by Tamara Chuang, The Denver Post EthDenver, one of the largest Ethereum blockchain hackathons, convenes in Denver and shows off new tools and partnerships between hackers and local community Pictured below: Members of Denver Kids run…

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New Partnership Helps Open the Door to Blockchain Technology Jobs

Denver Kids is excited to be part of Apprent.io’s, a beta program that aims to provide blockchain technology education and apprenticeship programs to at-risk youth. This weekend at ETHDenver, the largest Ethereum hackathon in the…

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Denver Kids Receives National Quality Mentoring Program Recognition

We were so thrilled to receive recognition as a National Quality Mentoring Program from MENTOR, the National Mentoring organization, and Mentor Colorado! The National Quality Mentoring System is a thorough process between Mentor Colorado and mentoring…

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January is National Mentoring Month

It’s National Mentoring Month, a campaign held each January to promote youth mentoring in the United States. Here at Denver Kids, all throughout the month we will be highlighting the incredible, long-term benefits that mentors have…

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Student Spotlight, News:

Gaming for Good Decision-Making

Video games often get a bad rap. There’s widespread perception that gaming is inherently bad for children, leading to intellectual laziness and antisocial behaviors.  Today, though, it’s becoming clear that’s not the case. In fact,…

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Denver Kids On-Time Graduation Rate Climbs

Every Student Counts. Every Student Graduates. This is our vision. It’s what guides and informs all of our efforts here at Denver Kids. And it’s our commitment to the students and families we support.  For…

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It’s a match!

Thank you to all of our new mentors who joined us for our mentor/student launch party on September 9th at North High School! We are thrilled to welcome so many new faces to our program…

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New Research Sheds Light on How Childhood Adversities Impact Adult Health

Rosmina Garcia, a mentor specialist with Aurora Youth Options, at her apartment on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in Aurora. (Joe Mahoney/MahoneyImages) Rosmina Garcia of Aurora endured a significant number of adverse experiences early in life.…

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