Join us today at Sibley Park from 5:30-7:30pm for Positive Corridors for Youth training around the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood.
MPR - Embracing a historic change, the Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday plans to admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year and to establish a new program for older girls using the same curriculum as the Boy Scouts.
KARE 11 - The University of St. Thomas is doing its part to help close the achievement gap in Minnesota.
Pioneer Press - A nonprofit legal foundation is threatening to sue the Minnesota State High School League on behalf of a 15-year-old boy who was barred from participating in a girls high school dance championship last December.
Star Tribune - Minneapolis Public Schools is facing a $33 million deficit for next school year, officials say, another blow for a district that has grappled with back-to-back multimillion-dollar shortfalls.
MPR - The recess bell rings at the Akha elementary school in Mosul and children come thundering out of the classroom. It's the first day of school.
MPR - Fred Rogers, the beloved children's television host, used to tell a story about when he would see scary things in the news as a child. His mother would reassure him by saying: "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."
MPR - An exhibit at the University of Minnesota has uncovered an uncomfortable past.
MPR - A new advisory committee at the University of Minnesota aims to help international students who are uncertain of their futures after the federal program they were involved in to gain citizenship was suspended.
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