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October 12 2019

South High senior Rayna shared her passion for social justice and her future career and college aspirations at our Evening of Excellence.

September 12 2019

Dr. Udupa is recognized for her leadership in creating a new Step Up Youth Employment Program internship experience for parenting students.

September 9 2019

Attention Minneapolis Public Schools licensed staff! Are you looking for classroom grants? Check out this opportunity for funding through the Assistance League of Minneapolis/St. Paul Links to Learning grants. Applications due Monday, October 7.

September 1 2019

Texting campaigns – where trained adults send out timely, relevant and actionable reminders to new high school graduates – have been shown to help more students successfully enroll in college in the fall. 

August 23 2019

Mr. Fowke will be honored for his strong commitment to workforce development and his advocacy for the Step Up Youth Employment Program, the Itasca Project Career and College Readiness Task Force, the ConnextMSP talent network and other key initiatives that serve young people.