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An End of Year Announcement from Youthprise President, Wokie Weah

December 23, 2021 Dear Supporters and Friends: As I take in the beauty of Minnesota’s changing seasons, I find myself reflecting on the new opportunities and adventures that seasonal changes bring. In less than a month, I will formerly retire as President of Youthprise, a philanthropic non-profit dedicated to increasing equity for indigenous, low-income, and […]

“Spread Joy” with Youthprise during the month of December!

Spread Joy is an ongoing effort to help Youthprise families during times of need. This can include the holiday season, back to school, the onset of winter or other times that place great demands on youth and families.

Youthprise: Disrupting with Purpose Event Series

Have you registered for our Disrupting with Purpose on November 16th? This event will focus on Black Excellence in Youth Entrepreneurship and include a panel Minnesota-based business owners who launched their businesses as youth.

Saving for the Future Across Generations

Join us on 11/9 for a discussion on the challenges 4 generations face while saving for their futures. We’ll be sharing common experiences and exploring solutions that could help all save more for the future.

Youthprise: Disrupting with Purpose Event Series

On September 21st, we held the second event in our Youthprise: Disrupting with Purpose series hosted by Lissa Jones-Lofgrenis, host of the KMOJ Radio show Urban Agenda!

General Operating Grants – Request for Proposals

General Operating grants provide funding to Minnesota based youth-serving non-profit organizations. The funding is focused on providing support for mission-related core functions that enhance organizational or programmatic operations.

Youthprise: Disrupting with Purpose Event Series

Have you registered for our Disrupting with Purpose on November 16th? This event will focus on Black Excellence in Youth Entrepreneurship and include a panel Minnesota-based business owners who launched their businesses as youth.

Saint Paul Public Schools Summer Enrichment Programing Grant – Request for Proposals

OPEN NOW! Youthprise and St. Paul Public Schools have partnered to provide funding for youth serving organizations to provide summer enrichment activities to St. Paul Public School students.

Summer Activities Are Important – Don’t Let Cost be a Barrier!

Minnesota Afterschool Advance is your student’s ticket to tutoring, music, driver’s ed and more this summer!

Milestone Moments: Naomi Tutu joins us for Black History Month

Over the years, Youthprise has had the privilege and the honor of inviting some incredible Black history makers to our #BlackHistoryMonth celebrations, and back in 2014 we invited Naomi Tutu to the Twin Cities to share her wisdom!

Milestone Moments: Holistic Indicators of Youth (Our first YPAR Project with MDE)

Back in 2013, Youthprise’s research team was the first youth-led research team in the state of Minnesota to complete a project with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).

Do We Really Value Younger and Older Workers? It’s Time to Prove It.

Business Leaders and Community Organizations Join Together to Support Immediate Action on Unemployment Benefits for Youth and Older Workers.

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