Category: Blog

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,...

Learning & Social Emotional Development

Published on July 28, 2016 7:13 pm | Written by

Only 1 in 3 lower income youth participate in out-of-school time/expanded learning programs in Saint Paul and Minneapolis Youth/adult partnerships are a core component of all of Youthprise’s internal...

Victory for Equity at the Legislature

Published on July 18, 2016 7:53 pm | Written by

The 2016 session of the Minnesota Legislature was fast and furious – and ultimately productive for our state. A big focus of the session was equity – how the...

To dream the impossible dream

Published on July 8, 2016 8:15 pm | Written by

July 8, 2016 Like most Minnesotans, I woke up yesterday to the horrific news of Philando Castile’s death. My first thought was for his family. I marveled at the...

La Oportunidad

Published on April 12, 2016 5:02 pm | Written by

Susan Marchand Higgins is a Youthprise volunteer. She grew up in Massachusetts and lived mostly on the coasts before moving to Minneapolis three years ago.  As a long-time volunteer...