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August 08, 2018

AYO Mentees Mourad and Umama (right) with Moe’s Original BBQ staff (left)



May 11, 2018


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