A collection of news, events, photos, and stories that are inspiring to 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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Student Spotlight:

Emerging Confidence

When Claudia joined Denver Kids as a shy and timid fourth grader, her voice and confidence were tightly guarded. Claudia’s reluctance to engage with the world around her kept her from sharing her many gifts.

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Student Spotlight:

Learning to Trust

How does a young man learn to trust again? That’s the question Eric and his Educational Counselor, Jason, set out to answer together. At first, Eric does not appear to harbor deep emotional misgivings about…

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Student Spotlight:

Rosamina Garcia

When asked what kept her going through tough times in high school, 18-year-old Rosmina Garcia started to cry and she explained her relationship with Education Counselor of seven years, Debbie Dawson-Thomas. “One night she came…

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