TEGA Insights

The Rocky Mountain Partnership is utilizing Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors (TEGA) to inform the work on the ground happening through RMP’s Collaborative Action Networks (CANs). Check out insights garnered from recent rounds of TEGA Interviews below.


Executive Summary: Juvenile Justice 

This study aims to understand more about the conditions and root causes of youth entering the justice system and focused on the following objectives:

  1. Bringing to life the narratives/journey of the youth who entered the juvenile system
  2. Understand how kids and families [can] access help, care and resources before entering the juvenile system
  3. Identify gaps in the juvenile system and provide a youth-driven perspective on ways to improve the system 

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Executive Summary: Youth Vaping in Northglenn

This research was carried out on behalf of the City of Northglenn, with significant support from Northglenn Youth Commission and Northglenn HEAL Committee, to explore the perspectives of youth and parents as it relates to electronic smoking devices (ESDs) and vaping.

The key findings from the research are broken down into primary consumer buying cycle, and outline the steps a youth chooses as they embark on the choices to abstain or engage in vaping: Awareness, consideration, intent, purchase, and re-purchase.

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Executive Summary: Middle Grade Math

This executive summary identifies the key findings from an initial round of Middle Grade Math interviews in three thematic sections:

  1. The Learning Environment
  2. Ways of Learning
  3. Student Ownership & Efficacy

Executive Summary: Youth Employment

In order to support Employment CAN on the ground in understanding which factors and root causes are contributing to the lack of youth earning a self-sufficient wage, TEGAs gathered insights to validate four key factors, which were identified by the Employment CAN. 


Executive Summary: Post-Secondary Success

This executive summary reviews the initial findings from an initial round of Post-Secondary Success interviews, provides recommendations for future interventions based on preliminary findings, and suggests focus areas for future interviews.


Executive Summary: School and Community Safety

This executive summary identifies the key findings from initial capacity building interviews in the area of school and community safety, suggests further interview recommendations, and outlines youth inspired improvements for organizations who directly serve youth in Adams County.


Executive Summary: TEGA Capacity Building in Adams County

This executive summary identifies the key findings from initial capacity building interviews, suggests recommendations for future interviews and outlines youth inspired improvements for organizations who directly serve youth in Adams County.


TEGA Case Study

In 2017, StriveTogether and Girl Effect embarked on a journey to see how TEGA could support its Cradle-to-Career networks to better understand its communities. To do this StriveTogether and Girl Effect partnered to launch a network in Adams County, Colorado with RMP (formerly Youth Initiative of Adams County – ACYI), a StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network partner.