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The Colorado Statewide Youth Development Plan presents a vision for a strong youth development network and strategies for improving an array of youth-focused policies, practices and programs. At the core of the vision and strategies is the incorporation of positive youth development principles into the services and programs for youth ages 9 to 25 in Colorado.
As directed by HB 13-1239, the plan must be updated biennially. The 2016 Statewide Youth Development Plan remains true to the spirit of the initial plan, incorporating current work, completed strategies and revisions based on new priorities developed with input from a diverse group of stakeholders.
The Colorado Statewide Youth Development Plan is a guide for:
There is a movement growing -- young people in Colorado face challenges that cannot be solved by edicts or quick fixes from individual silos.
Are you interested in sharing your opinions? Are you interested in making change locally and statewide? Together we can reach our goal of all youth being safe, healthy, educated, connected, and contributing members of society.
Co9to25 can help you find the opportunity that best suits your skills and experience so that you can make a difference. Visit www.co9to25.org to learn more.
Learn more about some of the main issues affecting youth in Colorado, including data information and identified gaps in services, and the priorities and proposed solution for addressing the issues and gaps: