Policy and Legislative Advisory Network (PLAN) Launches to Support Policy and Advocacy Across the ACYI Partnership

One of the key priorities of the ACYI Partnership in 2020 will be to conduct a landscape analysis of the local, state, and national organizational and public policies impacting Cradle to Career Outcomes. The Partnership is clear that it cannot change systems without aligning policy to improve Cradle to Career Outcomes, and has onboarded a champion to support […]

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Community Leaders Make a Bold Pivot Point

Communities cannot thrive with individual entities working in silos, and the power in numbers becomes even stronger when cross-sector entities are working collectively to make major, authentic change. But it’s not enough to work collectively. This type of social movement requires key leaders to own the outcomes and fully support collective impact. Last summer, a […]

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The Reality of Youth Employment in Adams County

Elevating Voices of Youth, Educators, and Employers The ACYI Youth Employment CAN has gained new insights into the challenges to employment for young people in Adams County through utilization of Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors (TEGA). TEGA is a peer-to-peer research tool that allows the ACYI Partnership to capture authentic youth and community perspective. TEGAs are […]

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Story of Impact: Enrolling Adams County’s Most-Vulnerable Young People in Post-Secondary Programs

Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU), Front Range Community College, and Adams County Workforce and Business Center have partnered to offer a unique summer employment opportunity that doubles as both a Summer Bridge Program and provides Intrusive Advising for students who are enrolling to attend either of the campuses. This effort targets students at risk […]

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