Join us today at Sibley Park from 5:30-7:30pm for Positive Corridors for Youth training around the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood.
The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board invites you to join the Propel SEL Professional Learning Community!
Propel SEL is a 12-month action learning project for 2-4 person teams from organizations that offer out-of-school youth development and mentoring programs for youth in grades 6-12 in the nine county metro area. The goal is to increase the amount intentional social-emotional learning practices in each team's organization.
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Star Tribune - Theartrice Williams, who ran the Phyllis Wheatley Community Center during the civil rights era, has returned to the north Minneapolis institution to restore confidence to the struggling nonprofit and work with staffers to revive its storied brand.
Pioneer Press - Cookie Cart produces more than just delicious snickerdoodle, chocolate chip and hand-decorated cookies.
Star Tribune - An orphaned 19-year-old who participated in paramilitary drills with a white nationalist group was charged with murder Thursday in the deaths of 17 people who were fatally shot at a huge Florida high school in the nation's deadliest school attack in five years.
Pioneer Press - A St. Paul Public Schools task force says the district must work to integrate its schools in order to improve outcomes for students.
MPR - When Dustin Gordon's high school invited juniors and seniors to meet with recruiters from colleges and universities, a handful of students showed up.
Star Tribune - Hundreds of teachers, community members and parents rallied outside Minneapolis Public Schools’ headquarters Tuesday afternoon chanting and carrying signs.
MPR - Do transgender boys or girls have the right to use the restroom at school that corresponds with their gender identity? The U.S. Education Department said Monday that it won't hear complaints about or take action on this question.
Star Tribune - St. Paul Public Schools and the St. Paul Federation of Teachers reached tentative agreement on new contracts overnight, averting a strike that was scheduled to start Tuesday.
Star Tribune - Sam Schultz found a home among the old pool tables and repurposed restaurant booths at the Element, a teen center in Coon Rapids. He remembers decorating a float for the July 4th parade, watching movies on a big screen and planning holiday dance parties with other kids.
Rainbow Research recently completed its evaluation of the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board's Outreach Team. During the 2015-16 school year Rainbow Research assessed the youth workers abilities interact, engage, challenge and impact the lives of youth and staff at Anwatin, Franklin and Northeast Middle Schools as well as Henry High School.
Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board