We are Southwest Vida!

Where youth leaders become community leaders

Issue 14 | August 2023

The Southwest Vida Magazine provides an outlet for the Youth who live within this community to bring their voice, their vision, their stories, and their perspectives to southwest Denver through writing about their concerns, successes, and community information and resources that take place within the Southwest Denver Community.

Being a part of Southwest Vida makes me feel like I can actually do a difference in the world but mostly in our community…” –Jasmin B.

Youth Led

Southwest Vida Youth Leadership Team attends, participates and on occasions hosts in Monthly Community Meetings that are presented through Southwest Denver Communities That Care, CTC. These monthly meetings consist of 30-40 community members, parents and youth within Southwest Denver. The vision is to strengthen advocacy among youth, families, and communities by implementing a collaborative voice with community members including youth.

Event Driven

The Southwest Vida Youth Leadership Team is very active within the Southwest Denver community by participating in and hosting community events, interviewing community leaders and city officials, highlighting local small businesses, gathering community feedback, speaking at community engagements, partnering with other youth groups on projects and consulting on various projects to elevate the youth voice.

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Southwest Vida relies on grants, funding and donations to continue doing the impactful work it does for the Youth and the community. All donations will go to continue funding Southwest Vida’s Youth Leadership activities and supplies.