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Recent YCB Activity & Other News

M3 / Continuous Improvement Kick-Off Event

On September 20th we spent a Friday morning learning about how organizations can use data to help improve their programs at our M3 / Continuous Program Improvement Kick-Off event. The morning was full of catching up, laughs, but most importantly information on CPI. We thank everyone that came and look forward to this next year of continuous improvement. 

Minneapolis Youth Congress Recruiting!

The MINNEAPOLIS YOUTH CONGRESS is currently recruiting new members! We're looking for passionate youth who want to help their community. What is MYC? Who should join? And how do you join? Find the answer to those questions & more by watching the video below. Oh, and spread the word! 

School Supply Drive at Harrison

The YCB Outreach team went out to Harrison on August 29th, 2019 to host a school supply drive right in time for school. It was a great event that brought the community together and hopefully prepared students for the upcoming school year. 

Prevent & Protect: Suicide Prevention Event

On August 16th, 2019 the YCB & others held a free event in Minneapolis to raise awareness on suicide prevention. There was a live DJ, workshops, and food. We thank everyone that worked on and attended the event.

KJ Krzyzanowski - Meet A Youth Worker

Our monthly Meet A Youth Worker series rolls on and our September highlight is KJ Krzyzanowski of the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board. KJ is a dedicated member of our community making sure everyone can express themselves. Please check out the video and if you know someone who should be highlight please nominate them by sending an email to 

Celebrating Our MYC Senior Cohort

Simply put, the Minneapolis Youth Congress (MYC) are the go to group when entities in Minneapolis need youth help & input. The MYC have already shaped Minneapolis and will continue to do so in the future. Every year we welcome a new cohort of special youth, but we also have to say bye to another. Therefore, we wanted to celebrate our seniors by creating these highlight cards. Congrats to our senior class! Get out there and change the world! 

YCB Visits Minneapolis American Indian Center

In an effort to connect with youth of all backgrounds, the Youth Coordinating Board visited the MINNEAPOLIS AMERICAN INDIAN CENTER to gather input from youth for our Youth Master Plan. We thank the Minneapolis American Indian Center for being a gracious host!

You will find a short video & a photo gallery of our visit below. 

Meet A Youth Worker Video

Coordinating youth work in Minneapolis can take many different shapes & forms. One way we decided to improve coordination was to introduce people in the field to one another. We'll continue to host events, but we also decided to highlight a youth worker via a monthly video. This is our first ever video featuring Ramiro Vazquez Jr.