Collaboration & Networking

The Eagle River Youth Coalition is a collaborative of youth-serving agencies in the Eagle River Valley. Through community outreach, training opportunities, shared fundraising efforts, data sharing initiatives, and community events, ERYC supports member organizations to serve youth at their fullest potential.

Networking Opportunities
The ERYC holds quarterly networking meetings. Speakers are brought in to present on relevant and timely topics. These presentations serve as training opportunities for coalition members. Networking gatherings are also used as an opportunity for organizations to share current and upcoming projects or events with the larger community and to expand on potential collaborative opportunities.

Membership Benefits
Eagle River Youth Coalition members receive benefits in exchange for a small membership fee. Benefits include:

  • Community Outreach
    • ERYC brings together diverse agencies to collaborate around priority issues facing Eagle County youth through monthly networking gatherings and community events. Service providers can interact, share best practices, and continue to build a coalition for youth.

    • ERYC promotes youth services and highlights efforts of individual member agencies as well as collaborative efforts through a variety of media venues.

    • ERYC will advocate for and facilitate the development of policy change to ensure a safer environment for Eagle County youth.

  • Trainings
    • ERYC provides quarterly professional trainings on valuable priority topics with renowned trainers.

  • Shared Fundraising
    • ERYC identifies, refers, and requests funding for youth services, including collaborative funding streams. Through shared fundraising ventures, ERYC encourages efficiencies among service providers in addition to building capacity within organizations.

  • Data Sharing
    • ERYC serves as a leader in developing data sharing initiatives, including administration of the Health Kids Colorado Survey and representation through the Single Point of Entry project. Outcomes help drive the direction of youth services by providing an honest measure of youth behaviors, perceptions, and gaps in services.

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Eagle River Youth Coalition - Making Youth a Community Priority
Physical Address: 34520 US Highway 6, C10 | Edwards, CO 81632
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 4613 | Edwards, CO 81632
Phone: 970.949.9250 | info@eagleyouth.org
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