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!

Bringing the Youthprise Mission to Life

Published on December 16, 2011 11:36 am | Written by

After a year of planning, Youthprise is ready to launch. Over the coming years, we will partner with committed stakeholders in the Twin Cities and throughout Minnesota—young people, families,...

A Message from Wokie Weah

Published on December 15, 2011 2:50 pm | Written by

Dear Friends: Something remarkable is happening right here in Minnesota. It’s an emerging vision that is just now coalescing, and a bold collaborative model that’s igniting unprecedented alliances and...

Youthprise Announces its Leadership Team

Published on October 17, 2011 1:11 pm | Written by

October 17, 2011—Youthprise, Minnesota’s newly established organization created to accelerate leadership and innovation beyond the classroom, today announced that it has completed the hiring of its leadership team. Youthprise...

The 12th annual Lights On Afterschool is Oct. 20, 2011

Published on October 6, 2011 4:52 pm | Written by

Lights On Afterschool is a national event to help raise awareness about the importance of afterschool and community-based programs during the non-school hours. There’s still time! We encourage local...

Today is the day…

Published on August 9, 2011 2:04 am | Written by

Today is the day for a new organization, formed by the McKnight Foundation, focused on accelerating leadership and innovation beyond the classroom. Watch and learn more.

Youth Community Connections Merges with Youthprise

Published on June 23, 2011 11:33 am | Written by

June 23, 2011, Minneapolis – Youthprise is the new home for Youth Community Connections, a statewide alliance focused on youth development. Youthprise is the new home for Youth Community...