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 […]
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 […]
Local Highlights, Gratitude and Seasons Greetings! Find out about all of the great things going on in the ACYI Partnership. Read our latest Newsletter Here!
Thanks to your commitment to our youth and the shared idea that together we can do more, this past year we were able to accomplish the following highlights… We strengthened clarity around our core business. There are two basic pillars on which ACYI stands: Together we can do more/better on behalf of our children and youth. And… […]
Local & National Highlights Plus Pumpkin Pie & More! Find out about all of the great things going on in the ACYI Partnership. Read our latest Newsletter Here!
Stuart Middle School, in School District 27J, has received national attention from our national affiliate, StriveTogether, for boosting school achievement by incorporating continuous improvement and student voice. After applying continuous improvement methodology within the classroom, Stuart increased their 8th Grade Math scores from 8% met/exceeded grade level expectations in 2016 to 23% in 2017. […]
Find out about all of the great things going on in the ACYI Partnership. Read our latest Newsletter Here!
When asked, I am confident that few adults would choose to go back and re-live their young adolescent, middle school years. This is an awkward time, to say the least – a time where every insecurity feels insurmountable, where middle school students feel like all eyes are on them or the blemish on their chins. […]
asd Thank you to all of our Guests, Table Captains, Volunteers, and Sponsors for helping to make our 2nd Annual Catalyst for Change Breakfast a success! With your support we were able to exceed our goal… We raised a total of $50,000 for the Youth Initiative and our LIFT Fund. The event, held on Friday, […]
A new name and a logo refresh unveiled… The Adams County Youth Initiative, as it was formerly referred to, announced a new name and logo refresh this past week at it’s second Annual Catalyst for Change Breakfast on September 15, 2017. Moving forward, the organization will be called the Youth Initiative of Adams County. The YOUth […]