Allison Malen

Allison began with CYC in 2010 as an Educational Intervention Specialist at Denver’s North High School. Throughout her time at CYC, Allison has served as Educational Intervention Coordinator, Program Manager, and currently as Program Director.  With a steadfast belief that all youth can be contributing and healthy members of our community, Allison has committed her educational and professional life to ensuring that youth have opportunities and supports to reach their goals in school and beyond.

Prior to joining CYC, Allison earned a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Organizational Studies from the University of Michigan and a Master’s in Social Service Administration (MSW) from the University of Chicago.  She previously worked in recruitment and selection at Teach For America, held graduate internships at Youth Organizations Umbrella and the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, and volunteered directly with young people at youth shelters, youth health centers, and after-school programs.