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    Summer Student Go-To Passes

    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.


    Inner-City Hall Open House

    On July 21, 2017 the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board celebrated the opening of the YCB Street Outreach Team's youth space. Youth, youth workers, city offiicials and community members gathered to enjoy live music and dance from young individuals who's lives have been impacted by the YCB Team.


    The NAACP Has A Plan To Overhaul The Nation’s Charter Schools

    Huffington Post - A NAACP task force that spent several months traveling the country learning about charter schools released a report Wednesday with the group’s conclusions. The report comes less than a year after the civil rights organization controversially passed a resolution calling for a moratorium on the growth of charter schools last October. 


    Student athletes who specialize early are injured more often, study finds

    MPR - If you're involved in high school athletics, you know the scene. There's increasing pressure to specialize in a single sport and play it year-round.


    New Course Leads To Big Gains In Number Of Girls, Minorities Taking AP Computer Science Exams

    Huffington PostEducators were cheering over newly released results from the College Board showing significant increases in the number of females, Latino and African-American students who took either the Advanced Placement computer science exam or the new computer science principles exam this spring.



    Minneapolis proposal to restrict menthol tobacco sales draws supporters, foes to City Hall

    Star Tribune - Sylvia Amos saw her mother die of lung cancer in her early 70s after smoking Benson & Hedges menthol cigarettes from age 11.


    An Undocumented Teen Gains Asylum With The Help Of His Undocumented Lawyer

    Huffington Post - When attorney Cesar Vargas first met his teenage client Ivan Ruiz, a newly arrived undocumented immigrant from Honduras, he noticed Ruiz seemed to wear the weight of his traumatic childhood on his sleeve.


    Citizenship Certificates Given to Young Immigrants in St. Paul

    KSTPMore than 20 children received citizenship certificates during an event Friday at the Children's Museum in St. Paul.


    YCB Outreach Team

    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.

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    The Minneapolis Youth Congress Inducts New Members For The 2016-2017 School Year

    MYC Oath of Office 2016

    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

    Together, Better.