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    Hiring Announcement - YCB Director of Projects

    The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board is hiring a Director of Projects.  Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Director of Projects will be responsible for oversight of the Minneapolis Afterschool Network and the Positive Corridors for Youth Project.  In addition, they will assume responsibility for the oversight and implementation of new projects as approved.

    Qualified candidates for the position of  Director of Projects should have project management experience.  Further, they should be able to demonstrate their experience in youth development and community engagement as strategies for the planning and implementation of projects. Writing for the purpose of foundation proposals and reporting is necessary.

    To apply - submit a cover letter and resume by Friday June 22 to Ann DeGroot, Executive Director, Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, 330 – 2nd Avenue S – Suite 540, Minneapolis, MN  55401.

    Learn more by clicking on the job description below.


    Trump Administration Holding Babies And Toddlers In Multiple ‘Tender Age’ Shelters: AP

    Huffington Post - As the Trump administration continues to forcibly separate immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, “babies and other young children” are being sent to “tender age” shelters in Texas, The Associated Press reported Tuesday night. 


    More than 100 jobs cut from new St. Paul schools budget

    Pioneer Press - The St. Paul school board approved a budget Tuesday night that eliminates more than 100 jobs next year as enrollment shrinks and state funding comes up short.


    'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    MPR - An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.


    Roseville Becomes 11th City in State to Raise Tobacco Sales Age

    KSTP - Roseville became the latest Minnesota city to raise the legal age for buying tobacco.


    Protesters March On Texas Tent City To Oppose Family Separations

    Huffington Post A Texas tent city constructed last week to shelter migrant children became a protest site Sunday as crowds marched to oppose the separation of immigrant families at the border.


    As need rises, Minnesota schools find new ways to get summer meals to kids

    Star TribuneMinnesota schools have shut down for the summer — and so has easy access to meals for some students in need.



    2,000 Kids Separated From Parents Under Trump Border Crackdown

    Huffington Post The Trump administration separated nearly 2,000 immigrant children from parents or guardians at the border over the span of six weeks, a Department of Homeland Security official said on Friday.


    Minneapolis Public Schools passes first balanced budget in years

    KARE 11 -  Kids are out for the summer but leaders in the Minneapolis School district are planning ahead for the fall.


    YCB & MYC Joint Powers Meeting

    On the evening of May 24, 2018 the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board (YCB) and the Minneapolis Afterschool Network held its annual joint powers meeting at Central Library downtown. Youth and board members from the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County and the Minneapolis Park & Rec Board.

    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 2017 - 2018 School Year

    On Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 the Minneapolis Youth Congress welcomed in its 2017-18 cohort at its 11th annual Oath of Office held at City Hall. Over 40 youth were sworn in at the ceremony that night, with the help of Judge David Piper and MPS Board of Education Director Don Samuels.

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