On June 10, 2016 the Minneapolis Afterschool Network held its Regional Quality Collaboration Project Community Sharing. The convening recognized and celebrated the awesome work of the Assessor Coaches over a year long process, and the impact made on quality afterschool, racial equity and capacity building across the metro area in their specific youth work fields.
Today marks World Youth Day, the Pope's worldwide gathering to celebrate faith and young people ages 16-35. The event is an opportunity to experience in first person the universality of the Church; to share with the whole world the hope of many young people who want to commit themselves to Christ and others.
This year's WYD Krakow, Poland and will end July 31, 2016. Click here to find out more.
Author Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast, “Revisionist History,” is only on its sixth episode, but it already tops the iTunes charts and is helping its host make some enemies on college campuses.
When we turn on the news this September 11, we will likely hear the voices of those who lost loved ones and those who lived through the attack 15 years ago. We will hear politicians calling for restrictions on Muslims entering the country and questioning the patriotism of Muslim Americans. But one group wants to make sure we hear another set of important voices: Those of Muslim teenagers born after September 11, 2001 ― a day they were not alive to see, but which has impacted their lives.
Children in Minneapolis called for peace Wednesday following weeks of heightened tension between police and their communities.
Asked what safety concerns kept them from visiting the metro’s regional parks, focus groups of African-Americans spoke worriedly about violent crime and accidents. Asians tended to bring up snakes, bees, hunters and water viruses.
Over 500 kids gathered in Washington, D.C., last week in an attempt to answer a question that baffles the minds of most adults: What does it mean to be American in the 21st century?
Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board