2018 Catalyst For Change Award Recipients

Here at ACYI, we know two things to be true: Together We CAN Do More Outcomes Focused Practice is How We CAN do It The below awardees are living examples of how this very basic formula is working right here in our community. Congratulations to our honorees from the ACYI Partnership who are moving this […]

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ACYI Names Latife Bulur Kowalski 2018 Champion

The Youth Initiative of Adams County presented Latife Bulur Kowalski, North America Master Black Belt with Cummins Inc., with the 2018 ACYI Champion Award at our recent Catalyst for Change Breakfast on Friday, September 28, 2018. The purpose of the Champion Award is to recognize leaders, partners, and organizations who: Demonstrate a strong vision and […]

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TEGAs Receive Digital Interviewing Credentials and Distinction from the Market Research Society

  On Thursday, July 26, community members gathered to celebrate seven of ACYI’s Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors (TEGAs) as they completed their Market Research Society (MRS) accreditation, their qualification for conducting interviews with youth, parents/guardians, and community members to inform the work of the ACYI Partnership. The TEGAs underwent months of training and capacity building […]

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Story of Impact: “Because I’ve changed, he’s changed.”

Engaging Parents to Boost Attendance “Because I’ve changed, he’s changed.” This was the comment one parent made after attending a ‘Love and Logic’ parent engagement series at Northglenn High School (NHS). For Connie Salas, then Intervention Services Case Manager with Adams 12 Five Star Schools, nothing compares to seeing the impact this small-scale test intervention […]

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We’re hiring! Become our Partnership Coach!

Youth Initiative of Adams County (ACYI), a fast-paced, dynamic local nonprofit that works to MOBILIZE and support a Partnership of stakeholders, who have agreed to work together to increase the success of children and youth and eliminate disparities from Cradle through Career, is hiring a Partnership Coach. The Partnership Coach supports and facilitates a continuous […]

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We’re hiring! Become our Data Manager!

Become our Data Manager! The Data Manager supports the advancement of ACYI’s shared interests to expand data literacy, increase analytic capacity, and proliferate continuous improvement practices throughout the community. This person leads the planning, analysis, reporting, coaching and coordination for ACYI’s overall data needs and data infrastructure, with a specific focus on driving data to […]

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Welcome to Our New Board Members

WELCOME TO OUR NEW BOARD MEMBERS Paolo Diaz and Curtis Esquibel Join Our Team ACYI is delighted to welcome both Paolo Diaz, City Councillor – City of Commerce City and Curtis Esquibel, Associate Director of the Latino Leadership Institute, to our Board of Directors. They each bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in driving […]

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Thank You For Board Service: Simone Jones

THANK YOU FOR BOARD SERVICE Looking Forward to Continuing to Work Together ACYI’s Board of Directors is bidding farewell to one of its long-serving members, Simone Jones. Simone has served on the Board since January 2015 providing invaluable leadership expertise as Treasurer and within various Board committees. Simone is credited for supporting the development of […]

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