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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In 2017, 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 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… […]

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Local Middle School Receives National Attention

  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. […]

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New Name and Logo Refresh Unveiled

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 […]

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Youth Initiative Names Kevin West 2017 Champion

The Youth Initiative of Adams County presented Kevin West, School District 27J Director of Intervention Services, with the 2017 Youth Initiative Champion Award at their recent Catalyst for Change Breakfast on Friday, September 15, 2017. The purpose of the Champion Award is to recognize leaders, partners, and organizations who: Demonstrate a strong vision and driving […]

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