News & Stories

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July 8 2020

In partnership with our EDTalks partners at the Citizens League, this year we're focusing on Black and Brown voices in the K-12 education, equity and youth development spaces.

July 7 2020

This summer we're busy managing Step Up Youth Employment Program internships with the City of Minneapolis, preparing for our fall career and college readiness programs with students and volunteers, and ensuring that our work of administering Minneapolis Public Schools funds and other critical operations continues uninterrupted. We remain “open” and available via phone, email and social media and will respond to your inquiries as quickly as possible.

June 29 2020

A new $4 million, three-year Cargill Foundation grant will support Minneapolis Public Schools STEM programs and AchieveMpls high school career and college readiness programs

June 4 2020

Ending racism, violence and injustice is a task that falls to all of us. We must fight for a future in which we do not wake up to the news of another senseless death.

June 2 2020

In response to our community’s overwhelming desire to support MPS students during the tumult following the police murder of George Floyd, this new fund will provide additional resources for young people and their families.