Denver Press Releases

Urban Peak’s Outreach Counselors to Collect Data on Youth Homelessness  Denver, Colorado (January 31, 2014) – Colorado’s annual Point-in-Time survey is underway this week. Urban Peak, Denver’s largest non-profit organization serving youth who are experiencing homelessness, is working with the Metropolitan Denver Homeless Initiative (MDHI) on a collaborative effort to survey the people experiencing homelessness […]

URBAN PEAK INTRODUCES YOUTH TO NEW CAREER POSSIBILITIES New Event Provides Homeless Youth Exposure to Training Programs, Apprenticeships, Schools, Volunteer Opportunities, and More Denver, Colorado (January 22, 2014) – For many youth, dreaming about future career plans is just a fact of life, not so for many youth who are experiencing homelessness. Urban Peak, Denver’s […]

URBAN PEAK EVENT TO DRAW ATTENTION TO YOUTH HOMELESSNESS 921 People to Gather For a Photo; Each Person Representing One Youth Who Sleeps on the Streets Denver, Colorado (December 9, 2013) – Urban Peak, Denver’s largest non-profit organization serving homeless youth, is bringing 921 people together on Colorado Gives Day to bring awareness to the […]

Denver, Colorado (December 3, 2013) – With Denver area temperatures plummeting into the low teens and sub-zero numbers, the lives of those who experience homelessness will be greatly affected. To ensure the care and safety of teens and young adults who are on the streets, Urban Peak is extending the hours of its daytime Drop-In […]

Denver, Colorado (November 21, 2013) – Urban Peak, Denver’s largest non-profit organization serving homeless youth, is seeking 921 people to participate in its 921 Project, a Colorado Gives Day event designed to bring awareness to the tragedy of youth homelessness in the Denver metropolitan area. According to the latest Point-In-Time survey conducted by the Metro […]

Denver, Colorado (July 1, 2013) – Alex Vaassen, an AmeriCorps staff member at Urban Peak, was awarded Major League Soccer (MLS)’s W.O.R.K.S. prestigious Community MVP award representing the Colorado Rapids.  Vaassen was bestowed this honor for using soccer as a tool in helping to improve the lives of youth in Denver who are experiencing homelessness. Each […]

Denver, Colorado (June 10, 2013) – This weekend, long after the 250,000 people who will line the streets during the day for Denver’s PrideFest have gone home, nearly 800 youth will remain on the streets. They are the youth of Denver who are experiencing homelessness. Of the 800 youth sleeping on the streets of Denver, up […]

Denver, Colorado (April 18, 2013) – At any given moment, there are an estimated 1,000 youth between the ages of 13-24 experiencing homelessness in Denver. Urban Peak, the only non-profit organization in the area that provides a full convergence of services for this specific and vulnerable population, is hosting its 2nd annual Career Fair, “Begin Your […]