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JTOH Core Events 2014-2015

The Resources Tab on the left sidebar has the documents you will need throughout the JTOH school year 

JTOH is one of the nation’s most innovative and unique multi-cultural educational programs. Sponsored by Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) Department of Chicano/Chicana Studies and Department of Africana Studies, our  program partners college peer mentors with local high school students. Our goal is to engage students in a yearlong program that enhances the public school systems curriculum in the areas of African American, Native American Chicano/a, Mexicana/o, Mexican American and Latina/o Studies.

The grand finale of the yearlong endeavor is an academic “knowledge bowl” between participating high school teams. Our Program also encourages all teams to participate in service learning projects throughout the community. Students have the opportunity to be part of the  MSU Denver  Mauricio Saravia Literary Journal and to connect with leading cultural arts and science institutions such as the  such as the History Colorado Center, Denver Art Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens and numerous nonprofits through out Colorado.

  Let the Jornada Begin!

For info on Points and Community Service Click Here 

Welcome Back Ceremony  

 Friday Sept. 25, 2015

6 p.m.-8:30  p.m.

 History Colorado Center (1200 Broadway  Denver, Co.)


Cultural Expressions Competition

Friday Dec. 11, 2014

 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

St. Cajetans  Event Center Auraria Campus           

Poetry anthologies are due February 27th!!!

Mauricio Saravia Literary Journal and Competition

Friday  Feb. 27, 2015    

(Submitted electronically to


 Tlatchli Game Competition 

Friday April 22, 2015    

5:30 p.m.-  8:30 p.m.

St. Cajetans, 9th Street Park, and Lawrence St. Mall  on Auraria Campus



Awards Ceremony

May 6th, 2015

5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. 

Tivoli Turnhalle


For past events please click here 

Department of Chicana/o Studies click here