Join us today at Sibley Park from 5:30-7:30pm for Positive Corridors for Youth training around the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood.
On April 21, 2018 the Minneapolis Youth Congress held its annual Teen Job & Opportunity Fair. Nearly 200 youth from around the city came out to Minneapolis Central Library to engage in interactive workshops, resume building and one on one conversations with potential employers. Organizations in attendance included Lunds/Byerly's, Sears, Home Depot, T.J. Maxx, Cookie Cart and the YMCA. The Teen Fair was produced by the Minneapolis Youth Congress, and Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, City of Minneapolis department of Community Planning and Economic Development, Hennepin County Library, AchieveMpls, and the Minneapolis WorkForce Centers.
Star Tribune - A majority of Minnesotans support stricter gun laws in the United States, including wide backing for a ban on military-style rifles and for raising the age for gun purchases from 18 to 21, a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll has found.
KSTP - A middle school student from Savage loves to give back to his community, but his passion is having an impact on the entire city.
Star Tribune - Cecilia Rodriguez used to turn bright red every time she had to talk to someone.
MPR - When Lane Murdock, a high school sophomore, heard that 17 high school students and educators had been killed in a shooting in Parkland, Fla., she says she felt numb.
MPR - In a long narrow room with rows of computer screens on tables, 16 students hunch over keyboards on tables or in their laps.
Pioneer Press - Minnesota continues to have among the nation’s best scores on a biennial assessment of students’ math and reading skills, but large gaps remain between students of color and their white classmates.
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.
Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board