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Back to School Night 2021

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021: Back to School Night, CYC's biggest annual fundraiser, is on September 22, 2021. Enjoy live comedy with our partner Comedy Works South, an exciting auction, and the honoring of a leader in Colorado education, Elsa Holguín. Tickets…

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20 Reasons to Give as 2020 Comes to a Close

COVID-19 Shined a Light on the Inequities that Exist. “…the school closures caused by COVID-19 have additional aspects of trauma to students, loss of resources, and loss of opportunity to learn that go well beyond a traditional summer break for…

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Colorado Reengagement Network Call

The Colorado Reengagement Network invites you to discussion on school engagement. We'll walk through the student engagement data recently released by the Colorado Department of Education as well as best practices and strategies from across the state. Join us to…

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What a Difference a Year Makes: Finding Hope and Resilience

CYC AmeriCorps members that serve with Reading Corps and Corps for a Change dedicate a ten-month term supporting children and youth in Colorado. Sometimes, members return to serve multiple terms. With all the changes happening in education due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these returning members bring insight...
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The Fight for Racial Equity

The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery sparked a wide array of organizations across the country to publish statements that expressed outrage at the senseless deaths and the fight for racial equity that continues today. Colorado Youth…

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Welcome Change Makers:

Introducing our 2020 AmeriCorps Members The COVID-19 pandemic has shined a light on new and old community needs across America. From contact tracing and food delivery to the tutoring of students falling behind in school, the needs can feel overwhelming.…

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We Celebrate and Keep Pushing: LGBTQIA+ Equity in Schools

“Why do you need to ask those questions?”, is a phrase commonly heard by CYC staff and AmeriCorps members during our intake process. “Those questions” are as follows:  What is your sexual orientation? What is your gender identity? What are your pronouns?  Unfortunately, our society…

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