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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  • Ellis Elementary has a new mural thanks to the efforts of 10 talented students and Denver artist Ratha Sok! http://yourhub.denverpost.com/blog/2016/05...

    Collaborative mural project enhances Ellis El...

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    May 25

  • Thank you to Natalia Wobst and all the staff of the German American Chamber of Commerce - Colorado for creating a wonderful international relations me...

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    May 24

  • Thank you teachers!

    A teacher's influence reaches far beyond the ...

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    May 24

  • Evan Well's mentorship project highlighted in Westword Magazine. Check it out! http://www.westword.com/restaurants/video-east-high-school-student-cap...

    Graduating East High School senior Evan Wells...

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    May 17

  • cheerful thank you messages from Beach Court for Mr Goncalves and his presentation on Rainforests. Always a pleasure to forward notes from students t...

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    May 05

  • as seen in the halls of SK CEE - note the beaded necklaces - <3 this!

    May 05

  • Short film debut! East High School senior, Evan Wells, highlights Morey Middle School culinary mentorship. Check it out! https://youtu.be/6MhX1DxEPY...

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    May 03

  • Creativity at its finest. What a fabulous Family ART Night at Traylor Academy. Thank you, Denver Art Museum for your collaboration at 7 DPS schools ...

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    May 02

  • Amazing high school mentorship presentation given by this sophomore from Thomas Jefferson High. Molly constructed a model of LIGO (Laser Interferomet...

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    April 27

Programs Offered by CRI

  • Academic Mentors
  • Matches motivated students, 5th—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.