The Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation (CPARF) funds the brightest US researchers to change what’s possible for cerebral palsy. They are the foremost organization in the world that solely focuses on cerebral palsy research. CP is the most common lifelong physical disability in the world and it is one of the most underfunded. They find, fund, and support researchers who positively reshape what it’s like to live with CP.
Minds Matter Colorado connects driven and determined students from low-income families with the people, preparation, and possibilities to succeed in college, create their future, and change the world. It is a statewide program that operates in local communities to provide every high-achieving, Colorado high school student from a low-income household the opportunity to go to the college of their choice. Presenting information about the Minds Matter mentee program is Laura Dietrich, Director of Mentees.
The Minds Matter Colorado mentors help a driven and determined high school student from a low-income family get into college and graduate debt-free. A success rate of 100% of Minds Matter Colorado graduates get into college with scholarships becuse of this mentoring program. Presenting information on becoming a mentor to make a life changing impact on a deserving student is Chief Executive Officer, savinay nathan.
The mission of the Denver Scholarship Foundation is to inspire and empower Denver Public Schools’ students to enroll in and graduate from postsecondary institutions of higher education, by providing the tools, knowledge, and financial resources essential for success. DSF was founded in 2006 to increase the level of college attainment in Denver.
All of Us is a research program from the National Institutes of Health and is open to the general public. Participants in the research program are from different races, ethnicities, age groups, and regions of the country. With health information donated by people of all backgrounds, the All of Us Research Program aims to understand more about why people get sick or stay healthy.
The All of Us Research Program is enrolling 1,000,000 or more people in this National Institutes of Health initiative. It is open to the general public with the intent of getting a more diverse pool of people willing to share their health information to help researchers understand why people get sick or stay healthy. Participants are from different races, ethnicities, age groups, and regions of the country. This presentation is presented by Outreach and Engagement Managers Mae Sandberg and Karen Buenrosto.
The Center on Colfax has been a leader in the Metro Denver area with supportive services for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people since 1976. The Center’s Range Consulting program partners with businesses and organizations of all sizes and every level of management to build inclusive policies and systems, solve common LGBTQ+ related workplace issues, and maintain legal compliance.