|What We Believe|
Colorado Youth Matter actively engages Colorado communities to promote the healthy sexual and reproductive development of all teens and advance the well-being of parenting teens.
Colorado Youth Matter's work builds on the strengths and capacities of community partners. CYM individualizes its services and approaches to compliment the unique needs and assets of communities, families and individuals.
Excellence in Service
Colorado Youth Matter will demonstrate excellence to its partners and the public in, but not limited to, ethical communication and responsiveness. Colorado Youth Matter's internal and external practices demand quality products, accountability, equity and transparency.
Colorado Youth Matter works effectively and with integrity in cross-cultural settings. To that end, Colorado Youth Matter invests resources and time to build knowledge, awareness and sensitivity in its work with communities and individuals from diverse cultures.
Colorado Youth Matter recognizes that social and power inequalities are barriers to the positive reproductive and sexual health of teens. Colorado Youth Matterpromotes social change and systems that tackle the root causes of inequality. Colorado Youth Matter's work integrates solutions that offer meaningful opportunities for communities and self-determination for individuals.