The Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) creates opportunities for young people to participate in high-quality youth corps statewide. There are currently 8 accredited youth corps in the state that serve 1,600 young people annually.
As the 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
The Colorado Youth Corps Association is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt nonprofit.