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Colorado UpLift Program Basics

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Colorado UpLift provides a unique, relational solution to the issues that face at-risk youth. This short presentation describes it in a nutshell!

Colorado UpLift provides a unique, relational solution to the issues that face at-risk youth. This short presentation describes it in a nutshell!


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  • 1.
  • 2. What’s Up with UpLift?
    Positive life change for at-risk youth.
     Colorado UpLift offers a comprehensive solution to the needs of inner-city young people. Dedicated full-time staff members work with students from fourth grade through young adulthood.
     
     
  • 3.
  • 4. Our Approach
    Effectiveness through relationships.
     Mission:
    Building long-term, life-changing relationships with urban youth.
    Vision:
    A city transformed by new generations of urban leaders.  
     
  • 5.
  • 6. In School
    Teaching character, leadership and life skills for success.
     In select Denver Public Schools, elementary through middle-school students take the UpLift elective class once per week. High school students attend class five-days-per-week as an elective course.
     
     
  • 7.
  • 8. After School
    Mentoring for life change.
     Staff members spend hours mentoring students outside of the classroom through after-school events and activities.
     
     
  • 9.
  • 10. Adventure
    Growth through challenge.
    UpLift students participate in year-round, outdoor activities that develop leadership, resiliency and teamwork.
     
     
  • 11.
  • 12. Post Secondary
    Personal advancement through higher education.
    Students are taught the value of college, instructed in the admissions process and given UpLift information to pursue their dreams.  
     
  • 13.
  • 14. Join Us!
    Ways to get involved:
    • Spring Career Exploration Fairs
    • 15. Volunteer Guild
    • 16. Book Reading Project
    • 17. Holiday Store for Students
    • 18. Fall Celebration Banquet
    • 19. Financial Partnership
    Your ideas welcome!