Poetry Slam
August 16, 2016

Denver to host National Poetry Slam 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Suzi Q. Smith, Executive Director, Poetry Slam Inc. 2017 National Poetry Slam Coming to Denver 720-985-7128 executivedirector@poetryslam.com www.poetryslam.com Denver to host National Poetry Slam 2017 August 16, 2016 – In 2015, Denver was selected through a competitive...
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August 8, 2016

Robust evaluation redesign of our programming...

The YOR team recently completed a robust evaluation redesign of our programming. These results are being shared publicly online and in our annual reports, and are specifically provided to our partners, funders and potential new client markets. Sample results include the fact that 77% of YOR students...
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August 3, 2016

48 different acts in 36 hours. That’s a lot of UMS.

Cory Phare
48 different acts in 36 hours. That’s a lot of UMS. The 2016 chapter of the Underground Music Showcase may be history, but the sonic residue (among other detritus) is still ringing in the ears down South Broadway between 5th and Alameda. Celebrating its 16th anniversary, the UMS has grown into the...
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July 7, 2016

Our New Website!

Thanks to our Board Member, Joe Flores, we are unveiling a cutting edge, media centered, mobile friendly, brand new website! We are so grateful for our this amazing partnership with Elevated Third! Their team has been invested in who Youth on Record is, what we do, and the impact we are having. Not...
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Y.O.R. Sessions Vol 1 Album Cover
May 19, 2016

Youth on Record Day a Success!

Youth on Record Day a Success! Youth on Record Day Album Release Block Party was truly a success! Despite the finicky weather, we had an amazing community celebration. Every performance was unique and extraordinary, stay tuned for videos! From infants to elders, our courtyard was filled with members...
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April 11, 2016

Y.O.R. Sessions Vol. 1

Youth on Record's Album Release Block Party and Community Celebration on Sunday May 15, 2016 will bring together 500+ community members for a day-long outdoor mini-festival complete with live music from Youth on Record students, as well as local and national musicians; poetry readings from Denver's...
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March 3, 2016


National boundaries, language differences, and cultural distinctions can post barriers to understanding. In the 21st Century, the forms of Hip-Hop have surpassed these limitations and allowed young people worldwide to express their lives in a common form. KGNU Community Radio partnered with the...
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Youth Group Shot
March 1, 2016


Matt Sonzala with Pushermania came up for our First National Convening the weekend of February 26th, 2016. Matt came up a day early and spent the day at Youth on Record for Open Lab. Take a listen to his amazing Podcast that came out of his visit!
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Jami Duffy
January 22, 2016


An section from a foundation report about the capital campaign 1. LESSONS LEARNED. Youth on Record was in our infancy when we took on a capital campaign. We were on the verge of closing our doors, and we knew we had to make a bold move in order to gain the traction and support we needed to build our...
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