# Denver youth
Denver nixes diaper tax, creates youth center
(Denver, Colo.) Denver ended its sales tax on diapers Monday, created a youth empowerment center, and invested almost $2 million in families. By ending its diaper tax, Denver will lose between $500,000 and $800,000 per year. The tax break also applies to adult incontinence supplies. Council members Amanda Sawyer and Jolon Clark worked together to sponsor the bill.
Denver invests $8.6 million in early childhood education
(Denver, Colo.) Denver plans to pump $8.6 million Monday into early childhood education programs such as Head Start and the Boys and Girls Club. It also will pay for the schooling of early childhood educators who plan to work with immigrants, refugees, people of color or children with disabilities.
Virtual hiring event for Denver youth to be held Thursday
(Christina @ wocintechchat.com/Unsplash) (DENVER, Colo.) Denver Workforce Services will host a virtual youth hiring event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday to provide employment opportunities for local youth.