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We Celebrate and Keep Pushing: LGBTQIA+ Equity in Schools

  • July 9, 2020

“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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Back to School Night

  • June 19, 2020

Join us for Back to School Night: September 16, 2020. Since Colorado Youth for a Change was founded in 2005, we have seen a significant decrease in the number of students dropping out of Colorado high schools. We continue to grow in size and…

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Three Female Students In Graduation Outfits Cheer

Linking Reenrollment with Post Secondary Success

  • April 24, 2020

Young people in Colorado that have left or dropped out of school often do so because they are unable to see the benefit of a high school diploma in their present or future. The primary goal of CYC’s Reengagement program is…

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Education Remains a Priority: Stories of Hope

  • April 13, 2020

Our students need us now more than ever. It may look different – a text exchange instead of a school tour or a Facetime call instead of a meeting – but the connection remains constant. Education can provide stability during…

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Engagement is Empowerment

  • February 21, 2020

A Reflection on Student Disengagement Bailey Nelson, Corps for a Change AmeriCorps Member While most of my students spend their weekends hanging out with friends, Katie spends her weekends sifting through the junkyard. When you walk into the auto mechanics…

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Juvenile Justice and Education

  • January 30, 2020

This week’s Colorado Reengagement Network call with Patrick Hedrick from the City and County of Denver prompted us to take a closer look at the intersection between the juvenile justice system and education. This topic is particularly relevant to CYC,…

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CYC Change Makers from 2019

  • January 10, 2020

We are grateful for your support throughout the year. From the little acts of kindness to the generous donations, it all encourages change and makes a difference to the children and young adults we serve. Here are 10 “acts of…

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