Join us today at Sibley Park from 5:30-7:30pm for Positive Corridors for Youth training around the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood.
Summer Student Passes are here! High school students can get unlimited rides on buses and trains up to a $3 fare* and you can ride anytime between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. every day of the week. Passes are valid from June 1 through Sept. 5.
On June, 2017 the Minneapolis Youth Congress held its annual graduation party celebrating its seniors' completion of high school. Other MYC members and coordinators joined in on the festivities dining on homemade ribs and potatoes cooked by chef and MYC coordinator Johnell Hallman, as well as cake and sparkling cider. This year MYC said goodbye to seven seniors, who are now headed off to start their next chapter, college.
MPR - Algebra is one of the biggest hurdles to getting a high school or college degree — particularly for students of color and first-generation undergrads.
MPR - A discussion from the Aspen Ideas Festival about how to stop the violence in America's cities. A Chicago pastor, the Cook County Sheriff and a former high school principal turned philanthropist share their insights
Huffington Post - Before Lebron James throws up some chalk and walks onto the court, he usually has some fruit and a protein shake to make sure he has the right combination of nutrients to perform. If he ate fast food instead, then he would certainly not be as dominant on a fast break. Eating healthy and working out regularly is critical to making sure he stays at the top of his game.
NPR - Raising teenage girls can be a tough job. Raising black teenage girls as white parents can be even tougher. Aaron and Colleen Cook knew that when they adopted their twin daughters, Mya and Deanna.
Star Tribune - The Super Bowl celebrates elite athletes, but those organizing the big game in Minneapolis are aiming to build a lasting legacy of health and fitness for Minnesota’s children.
KARE 11 - Ina Poecher is spending her summer kayaking all over the world!
Huffington Post - A new program in India is helping survivors of child sex trafficking get justice for others like them ― by pursuing careers in the legal system.
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.
The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board and the Minneapolis Youth Congress welcomed its 2016-17 cohort on Nov. 3, 2016. Youth ages 12-18 joined an elite group of teens focused on creating change in the City of Minneapolis. In attendance were City Council Member Cam Gordon, Judge David Piper and Mayor Betsy Hodges.
Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board