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!

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...

Youth Day at the Capitol – February 21

Published on January 24, 2012 11:02 am | Written by

Youthprise and our partners in the Youth Policy Alliance are sponsoring the annual Youth Day at the Capitol on February 21st. It’s an opportunity for youth and youth workers...