Join us today at Sibley Park from 5:30-7:30pm for Positive Corridors for Youth training around the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood.
Huffington Post - When Thomas Mitchell, a mechanic and fill-in bus driver in Tennessee, saw a mother having a difficult time getting her daughter’s wheelchair down the steps of her porch and on to his bus, he knew he wanted to help.
Huffington Post - Poetess Stella Binion has just entered the throes of adulthood but she’s wholly grasped the burdens of being a black woman in America.
MPR - The action in the U.S. school system is overwhelmingly local. But the federal government, and the courts, have an important hand in many issues that touch classrooms — from civil rights to international programs of study. We looked at the records of some of President Trump's key appointees to see how they might affect education in the years to come.
MPR - School superintendents from around the Twin Cities metro are holding meetings to ask parents, students and communities how to create more equitable schools.
Star Tribune - Tracking the brain growth of infants can predict the likelihood that they will be diagnosed with autism in their toddler years, according to new research that could give doctors a head start on treating the developmental disorder.
University of Minnesota - A new report from the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity at the University of Minnesota Law School describes how charter schools are worsening segregation and failing to achieve consistent academic improvement. In an important new research finding, the report suggests that moderate or even nominal attempts to reduce school segregation would produce academic gains comparable to—or greater than—those observed in the most highly lauded class of charter schools.
Star Tribune - De’Rae Brown was 10 when he saw his alcoholic mother stand up in court and surrender her maternal rights. Over the next decade, he would move among two dozen foster homes.
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