Engagement Key to Changing the Educational Landscape

An article recently published in the Huffington Post hit on a critical component to changing the educational landscape, specifically in communities of high poverty: engagement. For 20 years, Earth Force has taken a hands-on, minds-on approach to learning. We know that supporting youth in problem-solving around the environmental issues they care about results is higher[…]

The Importance of Storytelling

Earlier this year, GSK committed $500,000 to the Youth-Driven Healthy Recreation Centers Collective, an innovative 18-month partnership supported by a GSK IMPACT Grant and led by LiveWell Colorado. The partnership between GSK and eight nonprofits, including Earth Force, engages youth in three Northeast Denver recreation centers as change agents for a healthier community in NE[…]

Successful Colorado Gives Day for Earth Force and Others

Thank you to all of our amazing supporters who contributed to Earth Force during Colorado Gives Day. In total, we raised $15,245! The money raised will go to supporting young people as environmental leaders in their community through programs addressing watershed education, school sustainability, and healthy eating and active living. Overall, Colorado Gives Day raised[…]

Tips on How to Better Ignite Youth Voice

Guest post from Genora Givens, Partnership Coordinator at Earth Force The Alliance for Excellent Education hosted a webinar in mid-November focusing on using student voice to empower transformation. Here are some of the top take-aways from the conversation: Reflection is important. Take some time before you start the process to understand your own investment. Why[…]