Students in Adams County Eligible for National Art Inspires Scholarship

StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, is offering a scholarship opportunity for current high school seniors and students enrolled in a postsecondary institution in communities served by a partnership in its Cradle to Career Network. Because of the work of the Youth Initiative of Adams County (ACYI), students in Adams […]

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Support Needed to Reduce ‘Summer Melt’

The Post-Secondary Success CAN has identified a cohort of approximately 200 high school seniors who have applied and been accepted to Front Range Community College, Metropolitan State University of Denver or Colorado State University, but who are at risk of Summer Melt.  space Despite being college eligible and in some cases even enrolled, these students are […]

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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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