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March 07, 2018

AYO would like to say THANK YOU to the Community College of Aurora and coollivin.com for donating tickets to Marvel’s “Black Panther” movie! Not only were matches able to spend quality time together for this outing but youth were able to witness a major black comic book character come to life on the big screen!

February 06, 2018

The Colorado Metro Area Mentoring Initiative (CMAMI) Grant is a partnership between Aurora Research Institute, Aurora Youth Options, Denver Urban Scholars, Goodwill Denver and YESS Institute mentoring programs.  CMAMI is seeking to improve mentoring to youth with consideration for any differences of ability that may be impacting the youth, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed.  All partners aim to provide nurturing, positive and life changing mentoring relationships for youth.  Youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed ability differences have

January 08, 2018


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May 25, 2017

Summer is finally here! Don't spend all your whole summer vacation stuck inside! Check out these free or relatively cheap activities that you can sign up for or AYO can help you get involved in!

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April 06, 2017



AYO and ASRC aknowledges that April is Child Abuse Prevention Month we are: building community, building hope, creating strong, nurturing communities that are supportive of families. You can get involved and play a role in preventing child abuse, neglect and promote child and family well-being.

April 03, 2017

Stay up to date with AYO by reading our quarterly newsletter. Aurora Youth Options wants to keep you all posted on what's going on with us. You can find all of our quarterly newsletters on the left hand side of the blog page; Titled Newsletters. Here is a link our most recent newsletter.