Students in Adams County are enrolling in postsecondary opportunities at a rate less than their peers across the state. Particularly, students of color who are enrolling behind their white peers. “For many students of color a major barrier is their lack of connectedness with university and colleges,” said Dr. Will Mellion of Metro State University’s […]
This past month, the Mapleton Education Foundation made 45 scholarship awards totaling over $260,000. asd For the first time in their history, the scholarships closed the financial gap for EVERY Scholarship Awardee. asd We know that by 2020, approximately 74 percent of Colorado jobs will require some level of post-secondary education, according to the Center […]
SUMMARY: The Adams County Youth Initiative (ACYI), is a local nonprofit that works to mobilize and support a Partnership of stakeholders, who have agreed to work together to benefit children and youth throughout the community from Cradle through Career, is hiring a Data Manager. This is a new position and will play an integral role […]
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.
What’s the Plan, Stan?! In late 2016, our team and board of directors took some time to again additional clarity on our mission, to define our role as the backbone and to further develop our internal infrastructure. Equally important, we took some time to craft our goals and focus for the year, which we are […]