Archive: Year: 2016


Urban Roots Blooms in St. Paul

Published on December 6, 2016 8:54 pm | Written by

Written by Susan Marchand Higgins “Bloom where you are planted.” Gift stores display the phrase on cards, framed in posters and painted on rocks. Google it and you will...

An Investment in the Future

Published on November 14, 2016 11:15 am | Written by

“As we looked at our mission to make sure all youth thrive, it meant we have to start with the youth that were experiencing barriers because of poverty, lack...

Give to the Max through November 17!

Published on November 8, 2016 8:58 pm | Written by

Every year, thousands of Minnesota organizations participate in Give to the Max Day. Give to the Max Day is an annual day of giving facilitated by GiveMN. This year,...

Social Media Tips!

Published on October 20, 2016 9:44 pm | Written by

My role as the social media coordinator has been defined by a series of trial and error. What I thought was just posting things to Facebook and Twitter evolved...

Meet our 2016 Capacity Building Grantees

Published on October 3, 2016 7:07 pm | Written by

In October of 2016 Youthprise’s Board approved 40 grants. Totaling $320,000 The goal of our 2016 capacity building grantmaking is to increase the ability of organizations to participate in...

Economic Opportunity

Published on September 8, 2016 10:15 am | Written by

Minnesota’s youth unemployment rate is 11% for all youth, and over double that for youth from communities of color Creating access to economic opportunities for young people is a...

2015 Annual Report

Published on August 23, 2016 7:16 pm | Written by

In 2015, Youthprise implemented a racial equity plan to develop solutions to address disparities that impact success for young people in Minnesota. Learn how Youthprise is integrating racial equity...

Health & Safety

Published on August 15, 2016 8:12 pm | Written by

Although African American youth represent 7% of the juvenile population, they comprise 35% of the total arrests for serious and violent crimes and 65% of the arrests involving curfew,...