Student Spotlight, News:

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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Denver Kids Alumni Meet Up

Join us for the very first Denver Kids Alumni Meet Up event. This is a great opportunity to connect – or reconnect – with other Denver Kids Alumni for a fun evening of socializing…and ping pong! RSVP And…

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Alumni Profile:

Doncey Albin

Graduating high school on time is an extraordinary achievement. Graduating in five years is sometimes even more. No one better exemplifies the grit of a “super senior” than Doncey. “From getting in legal trouble, suspended…

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Rachel Hernandez

Poverty. Abuse. Neglect. Unstable home environment. These are challenges that would cripple many people. But not Rachel. These setbacks only fueled her forward. Prior to graduating from North High School with a 3.0 GPA, Rachel…

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Gabriel Barela

Gabriel entered the Denver Kids program with uncontrolled anger, poor attendance and low marks that set him further behind in school. But working with his Denver Kids Educational Counselor, he slowly started redirecting his anger…

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Kufto Walio

Those who have had the pleasure of working with Kufto have learned a great deal about adversity and grit. Born in Ethiopia, Kufto came to the United States in fourth grade, culture shocked and not…

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