Join the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis College for the annual PARTNERS with Youth Conference February 15, 2019 from 9am-2:30pm at Minneapolis College (previously MCTC).
An innovator in many ways, Jess Pierce has dedicated her career to being an advocate on behalf of youth. Twenty years of being a professional musician, she approaches youth work with a very unique lens. Jess Pierce is an expert in case management and advocacy with a particular focus on homelessness. She leads with the belief that it is important for young people to feel heard and empowered. Jess is the Youth Housing Program Manager with Simpson Housing and the Founder of Focused Village, a non profit that provides transitional housing for female identified parents ages 18–22, and their children, who are experiencing homelessness.
All workshops will occur in the Whitney Building (Library/"L" Building) and Kopp Hall ("K" Building). The keynote address and lunch will occur in the gym of Bowman ("B" Building). All of these buildings are wheelchair accessible. All-gender and accessible bathrooms are available.
This year's conference will focus on holistic and inclusive approaches to youth work. Workshop themes include:
For a full list of workshops, Click Here.
If you have any questions contact Rachel Oberg-Hauser: firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-673-2131.