Denver Urban Scholars and Colorado Youth at Risk join forces

October 2nd, 2017

Denver Urban Scholars and Colorado Youth at Risk have long shared a common mission: creating a brighter future for the youth of Denver. We are excited to announce the coming together of these two long-standing, proven youth development organizations. Denver Urban Scholars and Colorado Youth at Risk have joined forces to create a single entity, …

FAQs about the Denver Urban Scholars and Colorado Youth at Risk news

October 2nd, 2017

Why did you do this? Who is Colorado Youth at Risk? Who is Denver Urban Scholars? Have the two organizations ever worked together before? What will the new joint entity do? What will the new joint program look like? What changes can we expect? Will you continue to serve all students + mentors enrolled in …

New Partnership with Arrupe Jesuit High School

September 6th, 2017

Denver Urban Scholars is excited to renew a partnership with Arrupe Jesuit High School, thanks to the support of our generous donor, The Donahue Foundation. The school’s focus on serving economically disadvantaged students and on career readiness & college prep is a great fit with the Denver Urban Scholars mission and vision. Enrollment of students …

Denver Urban Scholars Hosts Career Fair for Denver Students

April 19th, 2017

Denver Urban Scholars is hosting a Career Fair on Saturday, April 29, from 11:00AM-1:30PM at their office in Denver, located at The Tramway Nonprofit Center, 3532 Franklin Street. The organization has invited representatives from over 15 targeted areas who are willing to volunteer their time to talk to students about their chosen fields. “By bringing …

2016 Denver Urban Scholars’ “Class Act” Benefit Dinner to be the Biggest Ever in 21 Year History

September 7th, 2016

Denver, Colorado – September 6, 2016 – Denver Urban Scholars invites Denver community members to attend its largest annual fundraiser ever, the annual Class Act Dinner and Gala on Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Seawell Grand Ballroom. The Class Act Dinner, sponsored by Mega …

9NEWS Leader of the Year Ryan Ross: ‘People Believed in Me Before I Believed in Myself’

May 31st, 2016

Reprinted with permission from the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Spring 2016 Business Altitude magazine By Maggie McEntee, digital communications and brand manager for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce In 1993, the year of Denver’s “summer of violence,” there were 74 homicides in the city. It created a panic around the state about the …

Putting the Fun in Fundraising: Denver Urban Scholars Hosts Summer Games Event

April 19th, 2016

April 19, 2016 Denver Urban Scholars will hold a fundraising event on June 25, 2016 for community members to enjoy a day of games, fashioned after the Summer Olympics. This event is in support of the services provided by Denver Urban Scholars to Denver Public Schools students. Registration can be completed on the Denver Urban …

Mile High Five Foundation Nets over $200,000 for Charity at 2015 Mile High MMAyhem

December 11th, 2015

DENVER, CO – The Mile High Five Foundation netted over $200,000 for charity at the sold-out 2015 Mile High MMAyhem event on October 30, 2015 at Infinity Park in Glendale. Proceeds from the event will benefit ACE Scholarships and Denver Urban Scholars improving academic opportunities for at-risk youth in the Denver area. “The generous support …

9 News Interview

November 10th, 2015

Kyle Dyer highlighted Denver Urban Scholars first ever award recipient of the Gilbert Garcia Memorial Award, Christina Gonzales. Click here to watch the video.

Replica™ is Presenting Sponsor for 2015 Class Act Auction and Dinner

September 18th, 2015

Thank you to Replica™ wine for their investment in our youth and families as the Presenting Sponsor for the upcoming 20th Anniversary Class Act Auction and Dinner ( They are thrilled to introduce Replica™ Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines at the event. After nearly three years of science, they have created a proprietary methodology to …

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