Category: YouthSpeak Stories

Rochelle & Nadia | Changemakers

Published on September 21, 2018 7:03 pm | Written by

Rochelle Lund and Nadia Linoo are two Research Associates that create YPAR curriculum, help facilitate trainings and support the Youth Research Network as a part of Youthprise’s YPAR team.

Meet Miah | Changemakers

Published on July 18, 2018 2:01 pm | Written by

Miah fights for a more just food system in Minnesota, advocating for access to healthy and culturally-relevant food options for Minnesotan communities.

GaoZong and Mai Shoua Interview

Published on June 15, 2018 4:02 pm | Written by

At 18-years-old, GaoZong and Mai Shoua are using the power of digital storytelling to shift the narrative about young people in Minnesota.

Rose Whipple | Changemakers

Published on March 7, 2018 8:33 pm | Written by

Changemakers is a series that profiles young people who are making radical changes in communities across Minnesota. Meet Rose.

Preparing the Next Generation

Published on August 14, 2017 6:44 pm | Written by

Creating access to economic opportunities for young people is a key part of ensuring the long-term success of youth and communities in Minnesota. Beyond providing youth with engaging and...

Community Ambassadors Initiative: A Portrait Project

Published on January 12, 2017 9:01 pm | Written by

The Community Ambassadors Initiative was made to help young people, particularly youth of color, to stay out of the criminal justice system and develop better relationships between police officers...

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...