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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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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Over the past 36 years the Academic Mentors Project has matched students in virtually EVERY topic you can imagine, but from time to time a new interest arises. This year, University Park Elementary 5th grader, Clara, was matched with BOA Fit System's Director of of Product Developement, Cody Henderson. Under Cody's guidance, Clara learned all about new product development, made a t-shirt screenprinted with her name, and most importantly, custom fit a pair of her own new shoes with BOA Fit System technology. Thank you to Cody Henderson and BOA Technology, Inc. for your support of our students! ... See MoreSee Less

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A few photos from another amazing medical mentorship. Thank you, Amelia Barber, for creating an experience that was the highlight of this Marrama 5th grader's school year! ... 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.