The INVST Community Leadership Program offers transformative service-learning for social and environmental justice. This intensive two-year training program develops community leaders who engage in compassionate action as a lifetime commitment. Through a combination of theory, skills and community service, young people learn to be effective and responsible community leaders.
Our Community Studies Electives foster civic responsibility and leadership potential. Offered to any CU student and requiring no special application process, we offer courses like "Another City is Possible" and “Nonviolent Social Movements.”
Our Youth Council for Public Policy empowers students to use the democratic process as a tool for positive social change. It uniquely offers local high school students the chance to attend classes on the CU campus and participate with college students, earning CU credit.
We use participatory education to empower students, and we use service-learning to expose students to the root causes of problems and to offer solution-based strategies for sustainable social and environmental change.