We promote the learning, leadership, and social-emotional development of youth and seek to shift how programs engage youth in leadership and governance.
Programs and initiatives supported in this area expose youth to arts, culture, provide enrichment and youth leadership opportunities. Learn More
We create opportunities for economic prosperity by supporting programs and initiatives that build workforce skills, promote youth entrepreneurship, and expose youth to career pathways.
Creating access to economic opportunities for young people is a key part of ensuring the long-term success of youth and communities in Minnesota. Learn More
We champion programs that promote the holistic health & safety of young people by meeting basic health needs and ensuring young people are safe and not criminalized in their communities.
We take a holistic approach to health and safety and advance intervention strategies that prevent the criminalization of youth, which can pose a threat to public safety. Learn More
Million in Strategic Investments in 2019
Youthprise’s Culturally Responsive Outreach model focuses on enhancing citywide service delivery systems in Minneapolis and Saint Paul engaged in culturally responsive street outreach, informal and formal mentoring, and youth leadership development.Read More
Our President, Wokie Weah, two members of our youth innovation team, Libby Rau and Aimee Vue, and our youth philanthropy fellow, James Miller joined Dr. Verna Price as featured guests on an episode of "In the Room Where it...Read More