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Projections said that the 1,000,000th meal was at least seven or eight years down the road—and only if we could make it through the first few years.
In 2010, Youthprise was created with the formula YE2 + E = QR (Youth Engagement + Equity = Quality Results.) Since inception, we have valued access, quality, innovation, and...
Youthprise’s Board approved 60 General Operating grants totaling $535,000, forty-nine at the $10k level and eleven at the $5k level.
About two years ago, a craving for a good doughnut led Youthprise staff to a doughnut shop in Dinkytown where they discovered the creative force of Bradley Taylor.
At Banyan Community Center, snacktime is just time to refuel with a hot meal after a long school day. It's time for cross-age conversations between kids and community members.
As the new year approaches, we find it important to reflect on Youthprise’s place in the philanthropic landscape in the past year, and to incorporate the lessons we’ve learned...
Amazing work can be manifested when you invest in the young people in your communities.
YPAR is an innovative approach to positive youth and community development rooted in social justice
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.