Youth Voice

Committed to listening to and honoring the voices and experiences of the young people we serve. 

Youth Awareness Week

Governor Polis proclaimed July 24-30, 2022 Youth Awareness Week in Colorado to emphasize positive youth voice and to celebrate the influence youth have in our state and local communities. The week also recognizes the various organizations and advocates that involve Colorado’s youth and help guide them toward positive life choices and stability. There are also many Youth Engagement Opportunities and Professional Development & Training Opportunitieduring Colorado Youth Awareness Week. 

Video: Why youth voice matters

Young adults and professionals across Colorado on why youth voice matters.

Video: Help a Friend in Trouble

All children and youth deserve to feel safe and loved. If you or someone you know is unsafe at home, you can take action to get help.

If not you, then who?
Colorado Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
Available 24 hours a day, every day. Anyone witnessing a child in a life-threatening situation should call 911 immediately.