Welcome to our blog! Here you can expect to find posts about current grant opportunities, job openings, staff perspective pieces, and youth-created digital stories and podcasts. Enjoy!
As the new year approaches, we find it important to reflect on Youthprise’s place in the philanthropic landscape in the past year, and to incorporate the lessons we’ve learned...
Amazing work can be manifested when you invest in the young people in your communities.
YPAR is an innovative approach to positive youth and community development rooted in social justice
Rochelle Lund and Nadia Linoo are two Research Associates that create YPAR curriculum, help facilitate trainings and support the Youth Research Network as a part of Youthprise’s YPAR team.
On this episode, GaoZong and Mai Shoua explore mental health and healthy practices with guests, Tizon Matthews and Birgit Kelly of Tubman.
Youthprise President, Wokie Weah, unpacks the role that young people are playing in uprooting racism, white privilege and institutional inequity.
On this episode, GaoZong and Mai Shoua talk to Sexual Health Educator, Sharai Sims about sexual harassment, sexual health, and consent.
Miah fights for a more just food system in Minnesota, advocating for access to healthy and culturally-relevant food options for Minnesotan communities.
On this episode, GaoZong and Mai Shoua talk to their friend, Lary Lopez about coming out and challenges with identifying as LGBTQ.
At 18-years-old, GaoZong and Mai Shoua are using the power of digital storytelling to shift the narrative about young people in Minnesota.