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Movimiento Ascendencia (Pueblo, Colo.)

About This Resource

Movimiento Ascendencia (MA), which translates to Upward Movement, is a culturally focused, gender-specific program that provides young females, primarily Mexican American, alternatives to substance abuse and gang involvement. Girls are recruited through outreach by youth workers and referrals. Services are operated by the Pueblo Youth Services Bureau, Inc., in Pueblo, Colo.

Learn More: 


Crime Solutions from National Institute of Justice Registry

Rating: Promising


Cost Information: 

No cost information available

Who This Resource Is For


  • Academic Support
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Mentoring
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Violence Prevention
  • Support Tier: 

  • Tier 1
  • Age Range: 

  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Ethnicity: 

  • Hispanic/Latino
  • White
  • Other
  • Community Type: 

  • Rural