Join us today at Sibley Park from 5:30-7:30pm for Positive Corridors for Youth training around the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood.
Star Tribune - They’ve staged massive walkouts from school. They’ve publicly called out the National Rifle Association and local lawmakers. Now, they’re taking their fight for stricter gun laws to their largest stage yet: the nation’s capital.
MPR - Nearly three-fourths of U.S. teachers do not want to carry guns in school, and they overwhelmingly favor gun control measures over security steps meant to "harden" schools, according to a new Gallup poll.
MPR - Middle school students in the Edina district will start school later next school year and some elementary students will move to an earlier start under a plan approved Monday.
KSTP - A viral video taken at a Minnesota high school during National Walkout Day has garnered millions of views and shares.
Star Tribune - Young people in the U.S. walked out of class to demand action on gun violence Wednesday in what activists hoped would be the biggest demonstration of student activism yet in response to last month's massacre in Florida.
Star Tribune - Olivia Curtis hates the injections and infusions she receives for her severe arthritis, so hospital staff on one recent morning gave her a virtual reality headset that allowed her to look at a pristine, sandy beach instead of the IV line they were prepping on her arm.
MPR - Wednesday morning, at 10 a.m., students at schools across the country will walk out of their classrooms. The plan is for them to leave school — or at least gather in the hallway — for 17 minutes. That's one minute for each of the victims in last month's school shooting in Parkland, Fla.
Star Tribune - President Donald Trump said Monday that he is "watching court cases and rulings" before taking action on raising age limits for purchasing some firearms, arguing that there is "not much political support (to put it mildly)."
Pioneer Press - The City of St. Paul, Ramsey County and St. Paul Public Schools are working toward a data-sharing agreement in hopes of identifying troubled youth and getting them help before it’s too late.
MPR - The National Rifle Association has dramatically increased its funding to schools in recent years amid a national debate over guns and school violence, an Associated Press analysis of tax records has found. But few say they plan to give up the money in the aftermath of the latest mass shooting.
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