The Reality of Youth Employment in Adams County

*Using the estimates for CCIP, a basic estimate was used to calculate the percentage of individuals at or above the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Adams County in 2018 ($27,684) Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. The US Census Bureau uses estimates only and there can be a large margin of error. The Challenge […]

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In 2018, Together we DID do more!

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 established a ‘Steering Committee’ as a subset of our Community Leaders Council to lead the effort to enliven and sustain ACYI We conducted a landscape analysis […]

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Elevating Youth Voice Through TEGA

by Matt Horn, ACYI Americorps Vista TEGA Community Engagement Coordinator All throughout elementary school, I remember being taught the importance of “active listening.” Teachers wanted students to understand how to listen so that they were able to ask questions and contribute should a question be asked of them. I’m sure that back then I just […]

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‘LIFT’ Up Your Own Story of Impact

Stories of Impact emerge within the ACYI Partnership when teams are making a measurable impact on a larger outcome. As part of our effort to support more stories of impact and ensure are youth are successful, ACYI supports the development of Partners’ capacity to practice Continuous Improvement to: Engage students, parents, and families towards improving […]

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‘Work in Action’: Adams County College Works to Reduce Summer Melt

Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU), 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. This effort targets students at risk […]

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Becky Hoffman, ACYI CEO, Receives Bill Henningsgaard Cradle to Career Champion Award

At StriveTogether’s National Convening in Seattle, ACYI’s CEO Becky Hoffman, received the Bill Henningsgaard Cradle to Career Champion Award. This award is presented to individuals who embody the passion, commitment, and persistence of Bill Henningsgaard, who through his work with Eastside Pathways in Bellevue, Washington, brought together partners with a common vision of a productive, fulfilling […]

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