THESE ARE OUR STORIES OF IMPACT

Co-Creating Our Future

Co-Creating Our Future

In this episode, Sonakshi and Brayden chat with our Founder, Nicole Mahobian, and Ryan Heckman, the Chairman of CiviCO, to share about the importance of intergenerational partnership through a live recording. As always, this podcast is produced in collaboration...

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Hope in the Legal System

Hope in the Legal System

In this episode, Sonakshi and Brayden talk with have a hope-filled conversation about criminal justice reform. Guests Vanessa Gates and Ellen Clark share their perspectives on the American legal system, identifying flaws and discussing new ways forward. Vanessa Gates...

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Equity in the Classroom

Equity in the Classroom

In this episode, Sonakshi and Brayden dive into classroom culture and the power of representation in schools. They chat with Devonte Parker, a senior at Northeast Early College, and Mary Kaye Bjork, a Grandview High School English teacher, about the importance of open...

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Adventure for Someone

Adventure for Someone

CYL’s Central Denver Chapter had a great time on May 1, 2022 leading an Adventure for Someone hike in partnership with Big City Mountaineers (BCM)! Throughout the year, this Chapter has been working to support BCM’s mission of providing outdoor experiences to...

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Joyful Change

Joyful Change

In this episode, Sonakshi and Brayden talk with Bre, from Joy as Resistance, and Clarise, a member of Colorado Youth Congress, to discuss change, leadership, identity, and self expression in the queer community. Generation Collaboration is produced in partnership...

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CYLers CTA to Governor Polis

CYLers CTA to Governor Polis

CiviCO, a strategic partner of Colorado Young Leaders, hosted the annual Colorado Governor’s Citizenship Medal Ceremony to honor incredible leaders who have made a significant impact across the state of Colorado. The Citizenship Medal is based on the National Medal of...

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Exploring the Outdoors and Masculinity

Exploring the Outdoors and Masculinity

In partnership with Project PAVE, we hosted a guided snowshoe trip at Rocky Mountain National Park for male-identifying students. Not only did we have a blast exploring the outdoors, we had great discussions about toxic and healthy masculinity, utilizing the...

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Joshua Testimonial 3

My motto in life is quite simple, ‘live it to the fullest.’ CYL does not only fill up my cup of life, it allows it to overflow and drip into everyone’s cup around me.” – Joshua M., CYL ’17

Max A. Testimonial

“Saying yes is the start of something bigger than you could have imagined. You’ll know you love it when you do it.” – Max A., CYL ’16

Maddy W. Testimonial

I have begun to understand that there is a world outside of my own, a world that could really use some volunteers. I have really been engaged in helping children in different situations from me to have a stronger foundation and be a rock they can grab hold of.”...

Molly C Testimonial

“Exploring a new way to lead is leading with humility. It’s leading from the heart. It’s listening to others and representing those with no voice. It’s leading for the benefit of everyone. And those are skills you don’t find anywhere...

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