March 28, 2024

Thank You Datadog for Giving Back to Youth on Record!

Huge appreciation to Datadog for their donation of 18 kids' bikes! We're so excited to give these away to the Youth on Record community this summer. 💛 "Thank you to Youth on Record (YOR) for allowing Datadog to partner with you last week in Denver. Datadog hosted a global team offsite for 85 people...
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January 24, 2024

Where are they now? Catching up with Youth on Record Graduate, Ashley Nova!

In our "Where are they now?" content series, we're catching up with Youth on Record graduates to see what they've been up to since they graduated from our programs and to reflect on their time at YOR! Meet Ashley Nova, a former Youth on Record fellow, intern, and program participant! Ashley is in...
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January 23, 2024

“Underground at the Showcase,” Youth-Produced Official Podcast of the Underground Music Showcase Announces A Second Season

Dive deep into the Denver music scene with season two of “Underground at the Showcase,” the official youth-produced podcast of the Underground Music Showcase (UMS). New episodes launch on January 30th on all podcast streaming platforms. Season 2 Highlights: Inside scoop: Hear candid conversations...
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stories of change
December 11, 2023

Meet the Stories of Change Workshop Facilitators: Luis Antonio Perez and Ryan Conarro

Luis Antonio Perez (Colorado Public Radio) and Ryan Conarro (Denver Prison Arts Initiative, Youth on Record) are facilitating our upcoming Stories of Change Workshop Series from January 20th-February 10th! Youth ages 14-24 are invited to take center stage in this energizing, 4-session storytelling...
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fellow fashion showcase
November 10, 2023

Youth on Record Presents the Fellow Fashion Music Showcase - A Spectacular Celebration of Emerging Musical Talent

Youth on Record proudly announces the "Fellow Fashion Music Showcase," a celebratory culmination of the Youth on Record Fellowship. Mark your calendars for an unforgettable evening of collaborative artistry as we shine a spotlight on the extraordinary talents of our Youth on Record fellows. This...
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bridge to better
November 1, 2023

Youth on Record Needs Your Help this Colorado Gives Day! 

Early Giving for Colorado Gives Day launched today (November 1) and Youth on Record hopes to have your support this season to reach our goal of 200 donations of any size now through Colorado Gives Day on Tuesday, December 5, 2023! ICYMI: Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to...
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i matter
October 24, 2023

Colorado Continues to Offer Free Youth Mental Health Sessions

I Matter
Youth on Record is Spreading the Word about I Matter’s Free Youth Mental Health Sessions In May, the Colorado State Legislature renewed I Matter, a program that provides up to six free counseling sessions for any Colorado youth. With the new funding, the program will extend until at least June 30...
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August 29, 2023

Women’s Equality Day: How YOR is Championing Young Femmes in Creative Industry

On the coattails of Women’s Equality Day this past weekend, Youth on Record (YOR) reflects on the powerful leaders who have paved the way for women and nonbinary professionals in the music industry nationwide and locally in Denver. However, we simultaneously recognize the barriers to success that...
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July 26, 2023

UMS Doubles Down on Mission in Second Year of Youth on Record Ownership

The life of a performing artist often means spending hours piled inside tour vans, crammed into hotel rooms, and sweating through rehearsals. In the midst of the chaos, the Underground Music Showcase (UMS) is committed to providing the hundreds of artists that play its festival each year with...
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June 8, 2023

Youth on Record Goes to New Orleans

Dear New Orleans, your energy, culture, cuisine, music, and vibe! It is one thing to go visit New Orleans, it’s another story to go to New Orleans and connect directly with culture bearers connected to the source of music and culture. - Love, Youth on Record This May, Stephen Smith-Contreras...
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