We sure do talk a lot about data… Collecting data is essential in our ability to track progress toward community-wide goals. While we rely on these numbers to help us make important decisions, we never lose focus on our mission – improving the future of children and youth in Adams County. They are the reason […]
We were honored to be featured on our national partner’s website and share our experience and lessons learned from using Results Based Leadership in shaping our Strategic Plan for 2017. Check out the blog HERE.
The Commerce City Youth Commission serves as an advisory body to the Commerce City – City Council and works to implement projects in alignment with their Youth and Families Master Plan. This year, the Youth Commission invited ACYI in to facilitate the development of a project using the continuous improvement methodology. The Youth Commission […]
asdjk As a data-driven partnership, ACYI has been administering the Adams County Student Survey (ACSS) for the past four years. The ACSS has provided insight into aspects of students’ lives that are not directly measured by grades and test scores but have a profound impact on academic outcomes. ACYI believes in using data to improve […]
Last month we asked for your input through a brief survey determining what to call a new series of “action teams” that we are kicking off. As a result of your input, these “action teams” will be called Collaborative Action Networks (CANs). Each CAN will consist of cross-sector practitioners and individuals who will organize […]
In the summer of 2017, The Denver Foundation will place at least 14 well-qualified students into paid internship opportunities with partnering nonprofit community organizations. Selected students will: Receive $12 per hour for an average of 30-35 hours per week for 10 weeks Enhance community leadership skills Gain real-world work experience Broaden their understanding of the […]
Crossroads Church continues to invest in improving educational outcomes for local students, most recently to support an effort to increase attendance and ultimately graduation rates at Thornton High School. Crossroads Church provided $500 through the Adams County Youth Initiative’s (ACYI) LIFT (Local Impact Funding Technical Assistance) Fund, which provides partners with just that – a ‘lift’ […]