NATIONAL SERVICE PARTNERS
Working together gets more accomplished
Corps are comprehensive youth development programs that provide their participants with job training, academic programming, leadership skills, and additional support through a strategy of service that improves communities and the environment. Created in 1985, The Corps Network provides critical leadership to the Corps movement and to our nation’s Service and Conservation Corps as they harness the power of youth and young adults to tackle some of America’s greatest challenges and transform their own lives.
Colorado Youth Corps Association
The Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) creates opportunities for young people to participate in high-quality youth corps statewide. There are currently 10 accredited youth corps in the state of Colorado, which serve 1,600 young people annually.
As a statewide association, CYCA:
Raises resources for youth corps
Assures quality through annual youth corps accreditation
Promotes youth corps through legislative advocacy and strategic communication
Oversees AmeriCorps and other National Service programs for youth corps
Offers technological and data management solutions for youth corps
Fosters high quality educational opportunities for youth corps staff and their participants
Provides professional networking opportunities for youth corps staff