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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First Target Set for Adams County Youth Postsecondary Enrollment & Completion

Our Community Leaders Council (CLC) met recently to review postsecondary enrollment and completion data for Adams County Youth as it relates to Certifications, Associate’s Degrees, Bachelor’s Degrees, and Master’s Degrees. Understanding that current data are limited to that which is available to us through the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE) from the Student Unit Record Data System (SURDS) and the National Student Clearinghouse […]

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Reflections of Youth Coming Soon

Reflections of Youth… One way we are working to keep youth at the center is by simply listening. We listen to understand, allowing our partners to identify the root causes of the problems they’ve identified and bring youth into the changemaking process to help inform the work we do. But this goes beyond just having […]

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We’re Stepping Up Our Support to Empower Data Driven Decision Making: Introducing ACYI’s New Data Director

We are stepping up our support to empower even more data driven decision making to take place across the ACYI Partnership. To that end, we are delighted to introduce Daniel Archuleta, ACYI’s new Data Director, who will help make this happen. asd As the Data Director for the ACYI Partnership, Daniel is responsible for supporting […]

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