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


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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CBCA Announces 2020 Business for the Arts Award Honorees | Youth on Record
December 16, 2019

CBCA Announces 2020 Business for the Arts Award Honorees | Youth on Record

CBCA Announces 2020 Business for the Arts Awards Honorees Denver - Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) announces 12 honorees for its 2020 Business for the Arts Awards, the only statewide event honoring companies and individuals for their outstanding partnerships and engagement with the...
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Michelle Rocqet
December 10, 2019

How Educators Can Battle Burnout with Inner-Life Work

We often view “professionalism” as the ability to separate and/or suppress our personal feelings from the job we are hired to do. But what happens when the job you are hired to do requires you to be open about your own personal experiences? In fact, what if it asks you to be your most vulnerable...
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