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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The Reality of Youth Employment in Adams County

*Using the estimates for CCIP, a basic estimate was used to calculate the percentage of individuals at or above the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Adams County in 2018 ($27,684) Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. The US Census Bureau uses estimates only and there can be a large margin of error. The Challenge […]

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