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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TEGA at National StriveTogether Convening

ACYI is not only a local partnership working to see the success of kids and youth in Adams County, but also part of a national network of organizations who are also working for youth success across the nation. Our national network organization, StriveTogether, held it’s annual convening in Seattle, Washington recently, and the TEGA program […]

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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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