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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  • Such a cute vet mentorship presentation by this Bradley International School 5th grader. Thanks to Dr. Zeid, University Hills Animal Hospital veterin...

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    June 24

  • Thank you to the Big Brain Club for creating this wonderful short film highlighting one of CRI's high school Academic Mentorships! https://www.youtube...

    Watch this short film about a high school jun...

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    June 16

  • Extracting DNA from a kiwi. One of the cool science experiments that Academic Mentor, Michael Cookson, shared with his 5th grade mentee from Valdez E...

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    June 09

  • Denver Library summer events!

    Have you seen all the additional programming ...

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    June 05

  • http://creativity.denverartmuseum.org/ Fresh ideas to inspire teachers and students, written by visual arts, language arts, and social studies teacher...

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    June 03

  • ...let them eat cake...we will miss you, Debbie & Jill!

    June 03

  • Another fabulous animation mentorship! Check out this wonderful short animation created by Rain Watts, 5th grade student at Carson Elementary School....

    Rain's first animation using Photoshop and la...

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    June 02

  • http://energyclassroom.com/ Xcel Energy : educational resources available because we believe informed energy consumers will make wise choices to assu...

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    May 22

  • Amazing short animated film created by Simon Mast, 5th grader at Brown International Academy. Thank you to wonderful Academic Mentor, Jeff Jurich and...

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    May 22

Programs Offered by CRI

  • Academic Mentors
  • Matches motivated students, 5thβ€”8th 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 that creates fun family learning events that engage parents and kids. Events include Family Reading, Math, Science, Art, Multicultural Health & Wellness, and 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.