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Who are YOTO’s Program Coordinators and how do they help YOTO youth?

Have you ever wondered how Youth On Their Own supports youth experiencing homelessness? Who works on the frontlines to actually assist youth? The answer: YOTO’s amazing team of Program Coordinators (PCs)! Our PC Team is made up of the most resourceful, dedicated, and caring individuals you’ll find! They provide one-on-one support to YOTO youth, impacting [...]

2020-08-17T16:01:13-07:00August 17th, 2020|

YOTO’s adapting to support students as they return to school!

As the summer heat rages, it’s hard to believe kids will be heading back to school soon! What exactly will school openings look like this year, and how will Youth On Their Own adapt to serve youth experiencing homelessness? For YOTO, this year brings with it new challenges, but also new opportunities as we adapt [...]

2020-08-24T11:05:19-07:00August 3rd, 2020|

A recent YOTO high school graduate shares her COVID-19 experience and what she is looking forward to most

YOTO youth are truly the most resilient and awe-inspiring young people around! Even though COVID-19 cast a shadow on many end of year activities and celebrations, senior students have found a way to rise above the disappointment and focus on their bright futures. Last month we checked in with YOTO high school senior Marianna to [...]

2020-06-29T08:40:40-07:00June 26th, 2020|

Checking in with Pueblo High’s incredible YOTO school liaison, Andrea Vazquez Mata

With over 2,000 students at over 100 schools (and only 28 staff members), YOTO’s work would not be possible without the dedication, commitment, and kindness of all our YOTO school liaisons! These amazing individuals are at the heart of YOTO’s program, identifying and advocating on behalf of YOTO youth, distributing stipend checks and basic needs [...]

2020-06-11T13:26:54-07:00June 11th, 2020|

YOTO’s Commitment to Our Community

The YOTO family stands in solidarity with the Black community against systemic racism, white supremacy, and the horrible injustices we’ve witnessed in recent weeks, and for far too long. We grieve for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the countless other Black lives taken without justice for them and their families. We acknowledge that [...]

2020-06-05T09:58:22-07:00June 4th, 2020|

Three YOTO Family members share their experiences working in the food service industry in the time of COVID-19

Gary Hickey is the chef-partner at Charro Steak, Charro del Rey, and Charrovida. He is a former YOTO alumnus, graduating in the early 1990s.   The food service industry has faced significant challenges since the COVID-19 outbreak. Restaurants have had to adapt to changing local and state public health policies in order to [...]

2020-06-04T15:10:17-07:00June 1st, 2020|
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