Familia a Familia

https://www.familiaafamilia.org/about-quienes-somos

WHO WE ARE | QUIENES SOMOS

Familia A Familia is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) that promotes social well-being of families in Northern Colorado. Our purpose is to create community among our families, with the opportunity to Connect with new friendships; Socialize organizing trips to different events in the city, visits to  museums, enjoying our beautiful surroundings and nature; and Thrive exchanging knowledge and experiences.

Familia A Familia es una organización sin fines de lucro 501(c)(3) que promueve el bienestar social de las familias en el norte de Colorado. Nuestro propósito es crear una comunidad entre nuestras familias, con la oportunidad de Conectar con nuevas amistades; Socializar organizando viajes a los diferentes eventos en la ciudad, visitas a museos, disfrutando de nuestro hermoso entorno en la naturaleza; y Prosperar intercambiando conocimientos y experiencias.

OASOS’ youth leadership program, Youth Advocating for Change, is  now accepting applications for next school year!

The YAC is recruiting!  OASOS’ youth leadership program, Youth Advocating for Change, is  now accepting applications for next school year! The YAC is a leadership and activism group designed for LGBTQQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and more) and allied youth to advocate for change in Boulder County. Next year, they will be addressing bullying and policies that impact LGBTQIA+ youth in schools.  Youth can apply at www.tinyurl.com/ApplyYAC2018 by April 20th! In return for their efforts, the youth get the satisfaction of learning to organize, a stipend, a free 4-day  retreat in the mountains, and many opportunities for personal, educational and professional growth.

Rocky Mountain Conservancy High School Leadership Corps

Here is an opportunity for high school students to spend two-weeks learning and working in Rocky Mountain National Park through the Rocky Mountain Conservancy – High School Leadership Corps.

The Rocky Mountain Conservancy – High School Leadership Corps is an immersive 12-day experience. In 2018, there will be two sessions: June 11-22 and July 16-27. Each session will host 10 high school students. Students must be under 18 years of age during the program.

Participants will camp in Rocky Mountain National Park for the duration of the experience. During the program, youth will complete service projects, engage in a variety of trainings related to career and personal development, and participate in experiential learning activities in RMNP. The experience will culminate with a picnic, and youth will be invited to reflect on their experience with Conservancy staff, NPS facilitators and their families.

The program will be led by two Conservancy staff who will be with youth throughout the 12-day experience, camping at the campground, teaching programs, leading projects, and guiding campsite activities.

Participants will receive a $400 stipend upon completion of the program. Additionally, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy provides housing (camping), work clothing, boots and gear for the experience. To learn more and to apply, please visit: https://rmconservancy.org/learn-us/high-school-leadership-corps/

2018 High School Leadership Corps Announcement_Colorado Recruitment

Healthcare Career Day – April 26

Longmont United Hospital Career Day is Thursday, April 26, 2018!  LUH will be hosting a Career Day event for Middle School or High School students who are interested in learning more about healthcare careers. They are welcome to join us and experience the many facets of being a part of the healthcare team.

Our day is full of fun healthcare facts/games, information on career options and the junior volunteer program, tours and simulations, and interactive stations with various healthcare professionals at Longmont United Hospital.

For the best Career Day experience, this event is limited to students who have not previously attended Career Day at LUH  In addition, please limit this experience to students who truly have an interest in a health care education field.

Please submit the attached Career Day Participation Request paperwork to Education Services at edusvcs@luhcares.org or by fax to 303-485-3495 by April 16th, at 5 p.m. 

Contact Education Services at LUHEducationServices@centura.org or 303-485-4149, or Alissa Kegler at AlissaKegler@centura.org or 303-485-4560 with any questions.

2018 CAREER DAY Letter & Application

J.O.S.H.

Journey of Strength and Hope (JOSH) is a non-profit organization that provides a space for kids to develop confidence, self-esteem, and optimism for a bright future. This is a great support group for students who have lost a friend/family member to death.

JOSH meets every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. and every other Sunday at 3;30 p.m. at the Berthoud Athletic Club (247 Mountain Avenue, Berthoud)

For more information: 970-818-1290, teamjoshcontact@gmail.com or check the website: www.journeyofstrengthandhope.org

iThrive (substance abuse) Classes Starting in January

 What is iTHRIVE and How Can We Help?

AN EARLY INTERVENTION SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM

iTHRIVE is an early intervention program for teens 12-17 years of age that are struggling with alcohol or drug abuse.  It’s also a program that works closely with the parents of the participating teens giving them the support they need to help their struggling teen.

There are 6 meetings in a session meeting once a week for two hours from 6:30-8:30 pm.  An hour long intake must take place before enrolling for a 6 week group. We offer groups in 3 locations.

In the teen sessions, youth receive skills needed to understand why they use, what their triggers are, and how to stop the abuse.  It is a safe and supportive arena in which to listen, share and learn. While the teens meet the parents meet separately.  The parents learn how substance abuse affects the developing adolescent brain, better communication skills, how to set boundaries and get support from other parents who are experiencing the same thing. 

The cost of the 6-week session is on a sliding fee scale depending on family yearly gross income, (please call for fee).

TO REGISTER call us at 303-776-8184 to schedule an intake with both the teen and the parent/guardian.

To learn more about iTHRIVE, visit our website at www.thrivingteens.org or give us a call.

LONGMONT/FREDERICK CLASSES:
Tuesdays 1/9/2018-2/13/2018
location to be determined

 

Girls Lead the Way Conference

The Girls Lead the Way Conference registration is now open!

This Conference is for girls in grades 9-12 interested in being a leader in STEM. When entering collegiate or professional life, it is essential to be able to confront challenges confidently in order to successfully conquer them.

We would love for your students to join us. Please forward this to your math, science, computer science and STEM teachers to help us spread the word.

Event: Girls Lead the Way – STEM & Leadership Conference for High School Girls
Sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers – Mines Collegiate Section                          & the Rocky Mountain Professional Section.

Date and Time:  Saturday, February 10th, 2018
                             8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Location:   Colorado School of Mines
                    1616 Maple St.
                    Golden, CO 80401

2018 – Girls Lead the Way Flyer

Cost: $30. Registration closes on January 30th

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