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.

Video, Future Options:

Students explore I-70 expansion project with Kiewit

Our students recently had the unique opportunity to participate in a Kiewit Corporation job tour to learn about the I-70 expansion project from representatives across several departments. At the construction site, students were given a…

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News:

Preparing for a Denver Teachers Strike

With the Governor Polis’ recent decision to not interfere with contract negotiations between Denver Public Schools (DPS) and Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA), teachers are expected to strike as early as Monday, February 11, if a…

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Student Spotlight:

Alondra: A Triumphant Transition

The transition from middle school to high school often stirs up many emotions for adolescents, ranging from excitement and anticipation to fear and anxiety. For sixteen-year-old Alondra, those feelings lasted well beyond the first few…

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Events, News:

Remember Denver Kids on Colorado Gives Day: Tuesday, December 4th!

On Tuesday, December 4th, Coloradans from all across the state will come together to support nonprofits, like Denver Kids, Inc., for Colorado Gives Day! But you don’t have to wait until then to give. Schedule…

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Denver Kids Students Participate in NFL’s ‘My Cause My Cleats’

After months of hard work, six young artists — including two talented Denver Kids students — and their designs were celebrated when Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. selected the winning ‘My Cause My Cleats’…

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News, Video:

October is National Dropout Prevention Awareness Month

The entire month of October is dedicated to calling attention to the need for dropout prevention efforts nationwide. In the last 30-years, graduation rates have improved nearly 10 percent across the country, but much work…

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Featured Supporter, News, Board Members in the news:

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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Featured Supporter, Events, News, Board Members in the news:

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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Events, News:

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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