YouthRoots YouthBoard Applications! Due April 30th

Posted April 11, 2023

Please see the info below from Youth Roots Program Coordinator, Anna:

My name is Anna and I am the Program Coordinator for YouthRoots, a Denver-based youth leadership organization that empowers teenagers to make changes in their community.  We have extended our application deadline to April 30th for our fall 2023 after-school YouthBoard program.

As a reminder, students will: 

  • Direct thousands of dollars into their community
  • Develop leadership skills that can transfer into their futures
  • Create meaningful connections with other young people 
  • Learn the power of their voice to create change 

Students can apply here! You can also nominate a student or forward this email to other educators. 

Please share the following information and attached flier with your students for this incredible opportunity! 


April 30th is the deadline for a life-changing leadership opportunity for students. YouthRoots is a national nonprofit that believes in the power of youth to create change in their communities.  

The YouthBoard program is completely free and takes place in the evenings during next school year. As part of the program, students will:

  • Direct thousands of dollars into their community
  • Develop leadership skills that will help them be successful in the future
  • Collaborate with high schoolers from different schools
  • Complete 60 hours of community service

Students who are passionate about making their community a better place should apply online here by April 30th. You can also nominate a student online.

Please contact the Program Manager, Erin Button, at with any questions.