With our partners, we have provided 57,000 books to K-3 students, 8000 meals for students, and 300 youth jobs!


There's Something Good Happening at the
Third Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Planting the Seed Weekend!

For more information about the Planting the Seed Weekend, or ways you can get involved, please contact Cassandra Ernst at: cassandraernst@yapacolorado.org.

The Planting the Seed Weekend, as well as student and family programming throughout Far Northeast Denver, would not be possible without the generous contributions from our sponsors and community partners.



Friday, January 16, 2015

Planting the Seed Youth Summit

Time: 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Location: PUSH Academy, 4501 Airport Way Denver, CO 80239

The Planting the Seed Youth Summit is a half-day conference designed to enhance the leadership skills of high schools students within the Denver Metro area. The theme for this year’s summit is: Students of Style: Develop Connect, Impact. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, connect with students and professionals within Metro Denver, and impact the community through engaging in proactive strategies.


Z Place “Hall of Heroes” Appreciation Luncheon

Time: 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Location: 4800 Telluride Street, Building 1 Denver, CO 80249

Z Place invites you to our appreciation luncheon in honor of those whose efforts and support have allowed for Z Place to continually serve the people of Far Northeast Denver.

Z Place “Everyday Heroes” Birthday Party

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Z Place: 4800 Telluride Street Building 5, Denver CO

Join the Z Place Partner Network in celebrating Z Place’s Second Birthday! People of all ages are invited and encouraged to attend an afternoon of food, games, and live entertainment. Families will have an opportunity to see the collaborative work that is being presented in the community, as well as ways they can get connected to resources and services.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Planting the Seed Conference

Time: 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Location: P.U.S.H. Academy, 4501 Airport Way Denver, CO 80239

A free conference for all persons and Far Northeast and Metropolitan Denver. Hear firsthand from CEOs, community leaders, and elected officials about policies and issues that affect you. Engage in dialogue about proactive strategies to create a world-class neighborhood. A wide range of topics will be presented, including: education, community sustainability, healthy living, social justice, and a special faith dialogue.

Young Adults for Positive Action Networking Event

Time: 3:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Location: Urban Sombrero, 16221 E 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80239

Join together with like-minded individuals after the Planting the Seed Conference in order to continue the conversation on building a sustainable community.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Share Out Sunday!

Let’s be proactive in dialoguing with others about these essential issues! Spend time at your faith community this Sunday and throughout the week sharing about the collaborative work that is occurring in Far Northeast and Metropolitan Denver and ways that we can all join together to impact positive change.