Category: Blog

Banyan Grows Relationships through Food

Published on November 26, 2019 10:02 pm | Written by

At Banyan Community Center, snacktime is just time to refuel with a hot meal after a long school day. It's time for cross-age conversations between kids and community members.

Looking Forward with Wokie Weah

Published on January 31, 2018 3:46 pm | Written by

As Youthprise looks forward to 2018, we sit down with President Wokie Weah to find out what’s changed with the organization and what’s next for young people in Minnesota....

Design Thinking: Youth Centered Innovation

Published on October 30, 2017 8:05 pm | Written by

When Youthprise began in 2011, the organization was tasked with developing strategies to spark innovation in the field of afterschool and philanthropy. Innovation was a popular buzz word that...

Navigating Compound Complex Situations

Published on August 28, 2017 5:37 pm | Written by

Although some time has passed, the complex issues surrounding one of Minneapolis’s latest police shootings remains fresh in my mind. The latest police shooting can only be described as compound...