Blog

Welcome to our blog! Here you can expect to find posts about current grant opportunities, job openings, staff perspective pieces, and youth-created digital stories and podcasts. Enjoy!


Mobilize the Power of Youth Video Contest

Published on September 18, 2012 3:04 pm | Written by

Youthprise is partnering with GiveMN to sponsor the Mobilize The Power of Youth Video Contest.  Create a video detailing how your organization enlivens, empowers, and engages young people.  The contest...

Music to our ears

Published on September 11, 2012 3:31 pm | Written by

Afterschool programs are worth their weight in gold. Research tells us this, and now, so do our own eyes and ears. “Hot Cheetos and Takis” is a video-gone-viral starring...

Youthprise Appoints Nine New Board Members

Published on August 2, 2012 11:20 am | Written by

Youthprise is pleased to announce the election of nine new board members who represent the organization’s commitment to youth/adult partnership in creating innovative solutions to address the opportunity gap,...

Youthprise Board Approves $2.1 million in grants

Published on May 24, 2012 7:10 am | Written by

For Immediate Release Contact:    Karen Kingsley, Youthprise 612-564-4858 ext 5 Youthprise awards $2.1 million in grants to organizations serving youth in high-quality learning opportunities beyond the classroom Grantees...

Join the Movement for Expanded Learning and Afterschool

Published on March 22, 2012 11:35 am | Written by

When you see a young person skip to their drama class after school to explore Shakepeare in-depth, you know that expanded learning opportunities–learning beyond the classroom–make a difference.  And...

Supporting Youth Success Web/Audio Conference

Published on March 19, 2012 10:13 am | Written by

Youthprise and Greater Twin Cities United Way hosted a web and audio conference on the release of the recent report, Supporting Youth Success: The Promise of Expanded Learning Opportunities...

Mayoral Summit on Learning Beyond the Classroom

Published on February 10, 2012 12:37 pm | Written by

More than 100 mayors, school board members, county officials and key stakeholders in the out-of-school time field in Minnesota came together on March 21, 2012 to engage in discussion...