Al Frente de Lucha – $5,000

Project YES – $5,000

INSPiRE – $2,400

Integreat! Neighborhood Navigators – $2,400

Youth Seen – $1,500

Creative Strategies for Change – $5100

YAASPA (Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism) – $4000

Move Mountains Projects – $2720

Youth Celebrate Diversity – $2720

4 Corners Rainbow Youth Center – $1500

Adolescents Know Your Rights – $1000

Victim Offender Reconciliation Program (VORP) – $5500

Greenleaf – $5500

Project VOYCE – $5500

Minor Disturbance- $4700

4 Corners Rainbow Youth Center – $3750

Move Mountains Project – $3750

Big Hair, Bigger Dreams – $3750

Café Cultura – $9300

Project VOYCE – $9300

Survivors Organizing for Liberation (SOL) – $9300

Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism (YAAPSA) – $3500

Casa Milagro Youth Solutions – $1000

Northern Colorado Dreamers United – $5600

Al Frente de Lucha – $3500

Greenleaf – $9300

VORP – $9300

Tierra Amarilla Youth Leadership Institute – $3000

The Youth Leadership Institute is a seven-day cultural immersion program located in Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico.

RISE Colorado – $4000

RISE Colorado is founded on the belief that families are crucial to student and school success.

Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Denver (VORP) – $6400

VORP tirelessly works to keep our kids out of jail by restoring relationships.

Youth Organizing

What does it Mean?

Supporting the development of young people to address root causes of systematic problems in their communities by employing the skills of community organizing and policy advocacy to create healthy environments.  Mobilizing to help strengthen youth voices on issues that matter most to them and to build the capacity of youth programs and schools to support youth-led organizing efforts.

Current Grantees: RISE Colorado, Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of Denver, Resistencia Mexicana 

  • 2012 – RISE Colorado engages families and students to organize and build coalition to impact public education for students in Aurora.
  • 1993 – Present – VORP of Denver provides programs using trainined facilitators, community members, and victim impact panel speakers to engage the curiosty, elicit the empathy and provide new skills to youth to make different choices in the future.