August 9 Official Launch of OST Minnesota (working title) and Unveiling of New Name
August 5, 2011, Minneapolis – OST Minnesota (working title) officially launches at a celebration event held at the McKnight Foundation on August 9 and will unveil new name and vision.
OST Minnesota (working title), a new nonprofit organization formed by the McKnight Foundation to support youth learning beyond the classroom in Minnesota, will hold an official launch event at the McKnight Foundation on August 9.
At the celebration event for out-of-school time field leaders and supporters, OST Minnesota’s President Wokie Weah will unveil the organization’s new name, as well as share the organization’s mission, vision and goals. In addition, the organization’s upcoming activities will be announced.
OST Minnesota (working title) was created to spark change and galvanize action to increase the quality, quantity and sustainability of beyond-the-classroom opportunities for young people in Minnesota. The organization brings together resources and people to identify and scale great programs and strengthen systems and policy.