Hope is here!

Hope is here!

“When my plans didn’t work out, I went back to the only thing I knew… selling my body for money.” Unfortunately, Jessica* isn’t the only girl to say these words. In fact, there’s an epidemic of hopelessness that’s plaguing young women, and unless we intervene and...
But then I found DSS…

But then I found DSS…

We exist to see lives change. Sometimes all a student needs is to connect with an adult who reminds them of who they are and encourages their potential. That’s what we do at the Denver Street School. Meet Jack…  “I started using drugs when I was 10-years-old. And by...

Hope Matched

On December 9th when you donate to the Denver Street School through the Colorado Gives Day website, your donation will be generously matched by 1stBank, thus allowing your money to have double to impact, just like the Street School has had in the Silva family! ~ Deja...
Unsticking the stuck

Unsticking the stuck

Every once and a while, within the slight chaos that comes with teaching at the Street School, God gives our staff tiny glimpses into what He is doing within the hearts of our students. A few weeks ago, I walked outside during E block to find Blair* sitting alone by...
What Family Does…

What Family Does…

There’s a sign that hangs on my classroom door that reads: IN THIS SCHOOL:We do thank yous. We do I’m sorry. We do praise. We do lots of tests. We do laughter. We do mistakes. We do respect. We do happiness. We do dreams. We do peace. We do growing. We do hard work....
A New Creation

A New Creation

Written by Corey — East Campus senior East Campus Staff with Corey The Denver Street School has changed my life in many ways. It has gotten me closer to God, and in doing so it has also gotten me closer to everyone around me. There are many occasions that stuck out to...

Teaching About A Father’s Love

Some days, I love my job with my whole heart. Some days, I leave the school after classes end with a broken heart and simply weep for the brokenness of my students. The first Thursday back at school after Christmas Break, the one when Tre* finally opened up to me...

Turning Hard Times into Good Times…

It has certainly been a year for the books. In honor of our last day of school, we are re-debuting our 2012-2013 music video! Special thanks to Kathryn Bronn of Simple Life Photography and Cheri Luciano of Panic Attack Pictures for all their dedication and hard work!...

Evening of Stars (In more than one way)

This is my 13th year working at the Denver Street School, and being here that long as afforded me the opportunity to see miraculously changed lives. And while those of us who work at the school has had a front-row seat to see God’s hand in the lives of these troubled...