There is a lot going on in the community and on campus!  Here you will find educational opportunities, community meetings, cultural activities, celebrations, volunteer opportunities, and more.  Please enjoy browsing through these current and upcoming resources, events, and opportunities both on and off campus - we hope you find something that aligns with your needs and interests.

Tri-County Health Department - Diabetes Self Empowerment Education Program

Become empowered to better control your diabetes by gaining lifelong tools and habits.  This free series of diabetes group classes is open to individuals and their support network with all kinds of diabetes.  Click here for more information.

DATES: Tuesdays, August 3rd - August 24th

TIME: 12pm - 2pm

LOCATION: Trail Winds Rec Center, 13495 Holly St., Thornton, CO

Register Here


Community College of Aurora - CPR, First Aid and Basic Life Support Training

Registration is open for First Aid/CPR/AED and Basic Life Support certification trainings at Community College of Aurora.  These courses are great for parents, teachers, caregivers, and others.  Click here for more details and to register today.

DATES: Tuesday, August 3rd (First Aid/CPR/AED) and Tuesday, August 10th (Basic Life Support) 

TIMES: 8am - 4pm (First Aid/CPR/AED) and 12pm - 4pm (Basic Life Support)

The Center for African American Health - Behavioral Health Assistance Program for People of Color
Are you in need of mental health services?  We can help match you with a therapist that looks like you.  We make referrals to credentialed mental health providers who deliver a holistic, participant-driven experience to help improve your quality of life.  Click here for more details and contact us at connect@caahealth.org or 720-780-5619 with any questions you may have.
Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute - Job Opportunity
Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI) is hiring an Impact Manager.  This position plays an important role in leveraging data and reporting to drive RMMFI's impact.  The Impact Manager is responsible for strengthening the availability, usability, and integrity of our data; deriving actionable insights through data analysis and reporting; and equipping RMMFI stakeholders with the tools and knowledge to make data-informed decisions and communicate impact.  Click here for the full job description and details on how to apply.
Juvenile Assessment Center - Job Opportunity
The Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC) is a nonprofit organization contributing to the safety of youth, families, and the communities of Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, and Lincoln counties through early intervention, comprehensive assessment and improved access to appropriate services and we are currently looking for a School-Based Behavioral Health Clinician to work with our Community Assessment Program (CAP).  The CAP provides sustainable community and family connections as an intervention for school-aged youth exhibiting concerning behavior and the School-Based Behavioral Health Clinician works within schools to identify root causes of behavior in students and serve, in collaboration with school professionals, as a guide to connect families to effective community-based services.  Click here for a full job description and details on how to apply. 
Colfax Community Network - Volunteer Opportunity
Are you someone who loves helping people?  Colfax Community Network is currently seeking a volunteer to assist in the office with answering the phone and completing small administrative tasks.  If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Rochelle Nadeau at rnadeau@mhbhc.org.
Compositive Primary - 2021-22 Enrollment for 2nd Grade Openings
Compositive Primary is a dynamic school focused on whole-child education located right on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.  The school has a few spots available for second grade for the 2021-22 school year and is also accepting applications on a rolling basis for kindergarten and first grade.  For parents who work on or live near the Anschutz or Fitzsimons Campuses, Compositive Primary is an incredible resource:
  • The curriculum is based on evidence and designed to cultivate children's natural love of learning
  • The school is located on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus with optional before and after care to accommodate busy schedules
  • Children learn in small groups (9:1 student-to-teacher ratio) and in multi-age classrooms
  • Enrichment programming is available during school breaks
Click here to view our admissions flyer and click here to view our fact sheet.  If you are interested in enrolling your child or have questions, reach out to Marcie Prokupek, Director of Outreach, at mprokupek@compositiveprimary.org or 720-452-2522.
The Native American Housing Circle - Housing Needs Assessment for Native American Residents of the Denver Metro Area
Make your voice heard!  Through the month of July and into August, the Native American Housing Circle (a project of the Denver Indian Family Resource Center) is asking Native people in the Denver metro area to fill out a short online housing survey to help make a difference for our community.  Fill out the confidential survey at this link and be entered to win one of 15 prizes!  Click here for more details.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation - STEPtember
Registration is now open for STEPtember, a month-long global fundraising initiative with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation encouraging participants of all fitness and ability levels to take 10,000 steps a day (or the equivalent movement; there are more than 60 wide-ranging activities that convert to steps) as part of teams of up to four, or as individuals.  STEPtember will bring teams together across homes and offices, regions and departments, states and cities, to get moving and make a difference in moving cerebral palsy research forward.  Click here for more information, and reach out to Margaret LaBattaglia at margaret.labattaglia@cparf.org for more information.

CHALLENGE DATES: September 1st - 30th

 

CU Anschutz National Mental Health Innovation Center - Recruiting for Research Study on Adolescents' Mental Health and the Role of Technology in Response to COVID-19
Do you have an adolescent who uses technology for school, social connection, or extracurricular activities?  If so, we would love to talk to them!  Our research team at the National Mental Health Innovation Center (NMHIC) is conducting a research study to better understand how technology use has impacted adolescent wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are recruiting 55 adolescents, aged 14 - 18 from diverse backgrounds to participate in approximately one hour interviews with interns at NMHIC.  Participants will be given a $50 Amazon gift card for their time.  For more information or to participate, please email the Research Project Manager at Laura.Farren@cuanschutz.edu.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus - Events Calendar
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