Academic Mentorships

Academic Mentorships are a highlight of the programs that CRI provides to Denver Public Schools. Connect with us in the new school year.

Serving the Denver community for over 40 years...

Community Resources Inc. is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit that has served the students, families, and staff of Denver and Denver Public Schools since 1972. The goal of our organization is to enhance the education of students utilizing hundreds of volunteers from the Denver community who share their time, knowledge and enthusiasm. Each year CRI creates and coordinates thousands of programs that reach over 90,000 student contacts.

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CRI welcomes Godwin Effiong to our Board of Directors. Godwin first became involved with CRI in 2015 as an Academic Mentor in computer science. He is passionate about mentoring and supporting students through hands on learning. We look forward to Godwin's contributions to our organization. ... See MoreSee Less

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Check out this timely match! Denver Online High School student Jyrnee's interest in political activism was sparked during the 2016 election cycle. Through Community Resources' Academic Mentors Project, Jyrnee has been matched with Lucille Wenegieme, Director of Communications and Public Relations for Vote at Home. During her mentorship, Jyrnee will cultivate her interest in civic engagement and learn all about vote-at-home initiatives across the country. Lucille - thank you for inspiring a bright young woman to become further involved in the political process! ... See MoreSee Less

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As students moved home to continue their learning in mid-March, many of our Academic Mentors put their creativity to work in order to complete their mentorships. Longtime mentor Cynthia Morris and her mentee, 8th grader Quinn Duffy are featured in this month's Rotary Club of Denver Keyway publication. CRI's Academic Mentors Project is the grateful recipient of a Denver Rotary Club Foundation grant. ... See MoreSee Less

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Check out "Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices" on Netflix. Celebrity readers share children's books by Black authors to spark kid-friendly conversations about empathy, equality, self-love and antiracism. www.netflix.com/title/81303906?campaign_id=20&emc=edit_wg_20200831&instance_id=21789&nl=watching&...

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Celebrity readers share children's books by Black authors to spark kid-friendly conversations about empathy, equality, self-love and antiracism.
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Bid on a chance to visit Joona and others at the Denver Zoo at www.biddingowl.com/Auction/item-detail.cfm?auctionID=22017&ItemID=838065 ... See MoreSee Less

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Marine biology is always a tricky topic to match in a landlocked state. So very grateful to have found Fleur Ferro, Biology professor at Community College of Denver this year. Fleur provided an outstanding hands on learning experience for a John F. Kennedy High School freshman interested in the underwater world. Thank you Fleur! ... See MoreSee Less

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Programs Offered by CRI

  • Academic Mentors CRI staff matches motivated students 5th-12th grades, with professionals from the community to study a topic/career in depth. Examples of topics include aerospace, opera, law, computer science and veterinary medicine.
  • Classroom Speakers A curriculum enhancement opportunity that brings knowledgeable community members into the classroom to share their passion and help learning come alive. More than 700 different presentations are available from art to zoology.
  • Family Nights An innovative evening program creating fun family learning events that engage parents and kids. Events include Family Reading, Math, Science, Art, Multicultural, Health & Wellness, Colorado History Nights and more!
  • Special Events Programs and events custom-designed to meet the needs of individual schools. Types of events are Career Fairs, Science Fairs, Colorado History Day, Health Fairs, Writers Workshops and Science Days. Dream a dream for your school and CRI will make it happen.