Girl Effect and StriveTogether Launch Innovative Community Engagement Project in Adams County, CO

Girl Effect partners with national nonprofit to help local cradle-to-career partnership deploy young women to survey and interview peers in Adams County, Colo. CINCINNATI, OH — Girl Effect and StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, today announced the launch of an innovative community engagement project in Adams County, Colo. TEGA (Technology Enabled […]

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Call for Youth Engagement Advisors

To ensure youth voice and perspective are at the forefront of CANs as they work to meet targets and goals they have set, ACYI is looking for community members to serve as Youth Engagement Advisors (YEAs) to serve on the CANs! YEAs are specifically charged with ensuring that youth voice and perspective are lifted throughout […]

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ACYI Working to Align with State Master Plan for Advancing Education and Talent Development

The Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) presented its master plan, Colorado Rises: Advancing Education and Talent Development, as an urgent call to action. Essentially saying that if the state of Colorado is to prepare its students for changing workforce demands and maintain its high quality of life and vibrant economy, it must invest more […]

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Adams County College Works Opportunity Available for Thirty Five Students

Metro State University of Denver, Front Range Community College and Adams County Workforce and Business Center have partnered to offer a unique summer employment opportunity that doubles as both a Summer Bridge Program and provides Intrusive Advising for students who are enrolling to attend either of the campuses. A College Works Scholar experiences a summer […]

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Students in Adams County Eligible for National Art Inspires Scholarship

StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, is offering a scholarship opportunity for current high school seniors and students enrolled in a postsecondary institution in communities served by a partnership in its Cradle to Career Network. Because of the work of the Youth Initiative of Adams County (ACYI), students in Adams […]

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Support Needed to Reduce ‘Summer Melt’

The Post-Secondary Success CAN has identified a cohort of approximately 200 high school seniors who have applied and been accepted to Front Range Community College, Metropolitan State University of Denver or Colorado State University, but who are at risk of Summer Melt.  space Despite being college eligible and in some cases even enrolled, these students are […]

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Meet Randy Roberts, our 2018 Board Chair

Growing up in Westminster, and now raising kids in Adams County, I’m vested in our community and want to see it thrive amidst all that is great in Colorado. It was dumb luck that I met Becky Hoffman at a charity breakfast three years ago and first learned of the Youth Initiative. Collective impact was […]

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Take our Out of School Time Survey!

As we work to support our current Collaborative Action Networks and prepare to launch our Early Grade Reading effort, we are conducting a landscape analysis to determine what current Out of School Time opportunities exist for children and youth in Adams County. Please participate in this survey by Tuesday February 20, 2018 and help us gather information needed to support our […]

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