Defend
June 2, 2020

How to Value, Honor, Engage-with and Defend the Lives of Black, Indigenous, and Youth of Color: A Statement from Youth on Record

Youth on Record supports the liberation of young people and the efforts of youth worldwide who are called to action to fight systemic oppression. We are here to value, honor, support and to defend you. We see you, and we're in this fight with you. Yesterday, one of our former students wrote to us...
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Trauma-Informed Management Practices
April 23, 2020

Caring for Your Team During Coronavirus: A Trauma-Informed Approach

I was about five days into working from home when I noticed something very odd. I couldn’t, for the life of me, retain information from phone calls and meetings I had earlier that day. My mind was an alphabet soup of jumbled, noodled thoughts that were getting grainier as the day went on. “What is...
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Executive Director, Jami Duffy
April 15, 2020

Finding Our (New) Way: Youth on Record in the Time of Coronavirus

The day before Youth on Record decided to halt in-person activities at our Youth Media Studio and in our school programs, our team was looking really fancy. Not fancy like they’ve been for the past few weeks – showing up to team zoom meetings in animal prints and funny hats and lounge-wear (ok –...
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Youth on Record
March 13, 2020

YOUTH ON RECORD TO SUSPEND IN-PERSON PROGRAMMING...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOUTH ON RECORD TO SUSPEND IN-PERSON PROGRAMMING AND WILL CONTINUE TO PAY LOCAL ARTISTS; ENCOURAGES SOCIAL DISTANCING IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19, March 12, 2020 Rationale for closure and commitment to community: Youth on Record will suspend in-person programming at our Youth Media...
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Kait Corrado
February 25, 2020

Behind the Scenes with Operations & Development Associate, Kait Corrado

Kait Corrado is the Operations & Development Associate at Youth on Record. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Songwriting from Berklee College of Music and has written and recorded two albums under her family name, Kait Berreckman. Listen here. My position at Youth on Record is often described as...
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Eli Lynch
February 4, 2020

Get to know Elijah Lynch, Teaching Artist at Youth on Record

Thank you… To Jefferson County Open School, for instilling your six goals, and not giving up on me. To Minor Disturbance, and the greater poetry communities, for giving me a home to become myself. To First Wave, and the greater UW arts and scholarship communities, for being family. To YOR, for your...
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Ratio Beerworks
February 3, 2020

Ratio Beerworks Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary with Joyce Manor, MakeWar, Kali Masi and First-Ever Limited Can

A word from our friends at Ratio Beerworks! To commemorate five incredible years of beer, music, and partying on Larimer Street, we've assembled three massive days of music from February 14-16 featuring Joyce Manor, MakeWar, Kali Masi, Major Sports, Junior Drag, The Gamits, as well as a special...
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303 Music Vol. 3
January 30, 2020

Big Gigantic, The String Cheese Incident to Benefit Youth on Record with Special Vinyl Album

The sounds of Colorado’s finest local musicians have come together once again all on one vinyl. Big Gigantic, The String Cheese Incident, 10 other talented artists and this year's chosen cover artists, Denver’s well-known muralist Rumtum, have teamed up for 303 Music Vol. 3. This special vinyl...
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Weekly Wokely
January 14, 2020

A word from our Director of Programs, Brent Adams

This past Thursday as we prepared to begin our weekly development meeting (Weekly Wokely), I sat back for a moment in awe. I was caught and struck by the number of program staff we now have, the diversity of strength and insight reflected among us, and the deep loving commitment to our students and...
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Suzi Q. Smith
January 8, 2020

Youth on Record Hires Celebrated Poet, Author, and Arts Advocate Suzi Q Smith as Executive Teaching Artist

Youth on Record Hires Celebrated Poet, Author, and Arts Advocate Suzi Q Smith as Executive Teaching Artist If you paid attention to Denver’s art scene in 2019, you know about Suzi Q. Smith. A born and raised Denverite from Park Hill, Ms. Smith is currently the Co-Chair of Denver’s Cultural Affairs...
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