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  • Title: YCB - Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board Home
    Descriptive info: .. Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board.. YCB.. Parents.. Youth.. Sign up for Updates.. Contact Us.. Initiatives.. Public Policy.. About Us.. News.. 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. Championing children and youth.. The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board champions the well-being and healthy development of Minneapolis children and young people.. We are a collaborative effort of the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, the Minneapolis Park Recreation Board, and the Minneapolis Public Schools.. Visit the.. YCB YouTube Channel.. Are you a policymaker or administrator?.. ,.. Resources for Policymakers.. , and.. Learn about public policy priorities, research, and YCB initiatives focused on Minneapolis children and youth.. Discover the Youth Congress, which engages young people in policy development and decision-making.. Are you a parent?.. Parent resources.. Check out helpful resources including those for early childhood and child care, the k-8 years, teens, after school and meal programs, and more.. Learn about the.. Minneapolis plan to prevent youth violence.. Are you a teen?.. Teen resources.. Need help with homework or finding employment? Are you a runaway who needs support or services? The YCB  ...   price lunch, a common indicator for living in poverty.. (Minneapolis Public Schools).. In 2006, one-third of Minneapolis children lived in poverty, with children of color at the highest risk:.. 60.. 5% of African American.. 55.. 8% of Asian children.. 38.. 3% of Latino children.. 7.. 7% of White children.. (U.. S.. Census Bureau).. Learn more about poverty in Minneapolis.. Contact the YCB.. Update on YCB's Call to Action.. YCB Interview with KSTP TV about Changing Legal Dropout Age.. Young people take their oath of office as new Minneapolis Youth Congress members.. Metro Man video promotes bus etiquette, safety for new Go-To Student Passes.. We Want You Back.. Saturday, September 10, 2011.. Join hundreds of your neighbors and community members in a citywide effort to invite young people back to school!.. Learn More.. Join the conversation.. YCB Blog.. for insightful commentary on issues related to the well-being and healthy development of Minneapolis children and youth.. visit our blog.. Copyright Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board.. This site runs like.. Clockwork.. Visit the Parents Site.. Visit the Youth Site..

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  • Title: YCB - Sign Up for Updates
    Descriptive info: Sign Up for Updates.. Sign up to receive the YCB ENewsletter.. You'll be kept up to date on breaking news and programs happening in Minneapolis.. *.. Field is required.. First Name.. Last Name.. Email Address.. user@example.. com..

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  • Title: YCB - Contact Us
    Descriptive info: The Minneapolis YCB promotes the health, safety, education and overall development of Minneapolis youth.. Want to stay informed?.. Sign up to receive updates.. 330 2nd Avenue South, Suite 540.. Minneapolis, MN 55401.. Phone: 612-673-2060.. Fax: 612-673-2346.. Email:.. YCB@ci.. minneapolis.. mn.. us..

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  • Title: YCB - YCB Initiatives
    Descriptive info: YCB Action Team.. Call to Action.. Early Childhood.. Youth Bus.. Youth Congress.. Programs to champion young people.. A core group from partner agencies that advises YCB staff and reviews YCB strategy.. The Action Team also coordinates youth events, activities and initiatives.. Early childhood and school readiness information and resources for parents, providers and teachers, access and program quality, state and national standards, policy and funding, and family activities.. This service provides kids with safe, reliable bus rides to activities..  ...   grades 8 through 12, give voice to the ideas and concerns of Minneapolis youth.. The YCB role in creating programs.. The YCB is primarily a coordinator of existing community initiatives and programs.. But from time to time, the YCB itself will create a program to fill an identified need in the community, such as the free bus service.. Initiatives like this typically operate under the YCB for a few years, until we find a permanent home for the program..

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  • Title: YCB - Public Policy for Minneapolis Children and Youth
    Descriptive info: Call to Action Report Card.. 2009 Children’s Report Card.. Find out how children in Minneapolis are doing as we review key indicators of health, safety and achievement.. Download the PDF.. Policy serving Minneapolis children and youth.. The YCB helps coordinate and guide policy work among our jurisdictional partners: the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, the Parks and Recreation Board, Minneapolis Public Schools and the Hennepin County Public Library.. The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board endorses.. Minnesota’s Future.. - an early childhood agenda coordinated by.. Ready 4K.. and supported by many early childhood allies locally and across the state.. Call to  ...   keep us accountable as a community to our young people.. It is a reminder to policymakers and parents of the needs of Minneapolis youth, and helps keep our collective goals on track.. Legislative work.. Each year, we create a legislative agenda that reflects local, state, and national factors affecting Minneapolis children and youth.. This agenda is based on policy priorities established through a coordinated effort of all YCB partners and helps align resources, needs and objectives.. Visit the YCB.. which includes information on YCB policy priorities, state and national research, and the YCB 10-year strategic vision.. Join the conversation..

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  • Title: YCB - About Us
    Descriptive info: Board Members.. Ex-Officio Members.. YCB Staff.. Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board Events.. Find out more about upcoming YCB events on our Event calendar.. View Calendar.. The YCB Mission.. The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board promotes the health, safety, education and overall development of Minneapolis youth.. We carry out this mission in several ways:.. Policy alignment.. The 10-member YCB board collaborates with elected officials to develop policies that serve our city’s young people.. Initiatives and jurisdictional partnerships.. The YCB partners with the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, the Minneapolis Parks Recreation Board, the Hennepin County Public Library and the Minneapolis Public Schools.. Together, we bring you and your kids activities, resources and support.. The YCB also promotes a variety of initiatives and programs for young people..  ...   Minneapolis youth:.. Enter kindergarten ready to learn.. Have access to enriching activities outside of school.. Succeed in school.. Are prepared for the opportunities and challenges of adolescence and adulthood.. The YCB does not provide direct services to youth.. Instead, we help connect young people with existing programs and services offered in the community.. Organizational Overview (2009).. An outline of key areas of work coordinated by the YCB.. History of the YCB.. The Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board was founded in 1985 by the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, the Minneapolis Parks Recreation Board, the Hennepin County Public Library and the Minneapolis Public Schools.. For 25 years, the YCB has championed the healthy development and well-being of Minneapolis youth through collaborative action and policy coordination..

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  • Title: YCB - News
    Descriptive info: E-newsletters.. Newsletter date and link here.. Metro Man video promotes bus etiquette, safety for new Go-To Student Passes..

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  • Title: YCB - Public Policy Information on Minneapolis Children and Youth
    Descriptive info: Major Goals.. Major goals by 2020.. Learn more about.. YCB's specific goals and action steps.. , both near and far-term, on behalf of children and youth.. Policy information on children and youth.. The YCB provides child and youth-centered information, research, data, and connections to state and national organizations to support policymakers' work.. The YCB also creates, with its jurisdictional partners, key strategic plans to assess and improve the development and well-being of children and youth.. YCB Policy Work.. YCB Policy Priorities 2010-2011.. Read  ...   of School Time, and Youth Leadership.. State Policy Work.. Twin Cities Compass Report - Wilder Foundation (2009).. Gain in-depth perspective into Minnesota's challenges and opportunities regarding housing, aging, diversity and more -- which all impact the well-being and healthy development of children and youth.. National Policy Work.. The State of City Leadership for Children and Families (2009).. Read a groundbreaking report by the Institute for Youth, Education, and Families that identifies the nation’s 32 most cutting-edge city innovations to help children and families thrive..

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  • Title: YCB - YCB Call to Action Report Card
    Descriptive info: Assessing the well-being of our youth.. To keep our goals for Minneapolis youth on track, the YCB created the Call to Action Report Card.. It assesses how Minneapolis children and youth are doing now, and outlines our objectives to improve their well-being for the future.. Our hope is that each person who reads the Call to Action Report Card will engage in our mission.. By 2020, the YCB wants all Minneapolis youth to:.. Be connected to family, caring adults, peers and organizations in their community.. Be physically and psychologically healthy..  ...   fully prepared for and engaged in building their future.. The YCB is committed to these goals for children and youth, but we can’t achieve them alone.. We need community-wide support—everyone from policymakers to parents.. The first step is to learn more about the overall condition of Minneapolis youth.. Poverty.. In 2008-09, 63.. 8% of Minneapolis Public School students received a free or reduced-price lunch.. This indicates the large number of students living in poverty.. Language proficiency.. In 2007-08, only 22.. 7% of Minneapolis Public School students were classified as English-proficient..

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  • Title: YCB - Call to Action
    Descriptive info: Developing a Citywide Out-of-School Time Provider Network.. Goal 3 of YCB’s Call to Action is that all Minneapolis young people have access to safe, quality opportunities to learn outside of the classroom.. As part of that effort, YCB and its partners are developing a citywide out-of-school (OST) provider network.. After conducting an online survey and community engagement meetings with youth-serving organizations in April and May 2013, YCB developed an executive summary,.. Taking Bold Action: Supporting an Out-of-School Time Provider Network.. The executive summary outlines the recommendations, goals and core functions to support OST and youth development programs across the city.. See the YCB’s.. schedule for implementing the OST plan.. Update on May 30 meeting with Paul Tough, author,.. How Children Succeed:.. Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.. Why do some children succeed while others fail?.. Approximately 700 people attended YCB’s Call to Action convening on May 30 to hear reporter and author Paul Tough.. Paul revealed findings from his book,.. How Children Succeed.. , regarding the importance of character skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control to young people’s success in life.. Following his remarks, attendees discussed the role of social and emotional skills in their own lives and how they can help move non-cognitive skill development forward through their work.. As next steps, YCB will be working with researchers from Federal Reserve Bank, the University of Minnesota, community research firms and our public entities to explore how to measure non-cognitive skills in young people and support their further development.. YCB thanks all those who participated and contributed to the dialogue.. We also thank our sponsors:.. The.. Greater Twin Cities United Way.. And the following sponsors - Search Institute and Sprockets.. With additional support from:.. University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development.. Carlson Family Foundation.. Hennepin County Library and Hennepin County A-GRAD.. Minneapolis Park Recreation Board.. Minnesota Department of Education.. Youthprise.. YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities.. Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ).. Feb.. 28 Call to Action Meeting: Overview.. At the Call to Action meeting on Feb.. 28, 2013, representatives from the City of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Public Schools, Hennepin County, Minneapolis Park Recreation Board and the community joined Minneapolis YCB to talk about development of an out-of-school time system for Minneapolis.. The meeting was hosted at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and included:.. A.. presentation.. by.. Sheila Oehrlein.. , Minnesota Department of Education.. An.. overview of Sprockets.. , St.. Paul’s Out-of-School Time Network by.. Kari Denissen Cunnien.. Comments from..  ...   each of our shared goals – presenting the.. priority projects.. that the jurisdictions will work on together in the coming year.. Ann DeGroot, YCB Executive Director; Richard Mammen, Director, Board of Education and Board Vice Chairman, YCB; and Karen Pittman, The Forum for Youth Investment.. Representatives from the YCB’s four jurisdictions participating in the Oct.. We greatly appreciate the dedication, planning and strategic work of all the workgroups over the summer.. Thanks to your efforts, we will be moving the priority projects ahead – and look forward to achieving measurable impact to improve the lives of Minneapolis’ children and young people around our.. four goals.. :.. All Minneapolis Children Enter Kindergarten Ready to be Successful in School.. All Minneapolis Young People Graduate from High School on Time.. All Minneapolis Young People have Access to Safe, Quality Opportunities to Learn Outside of the Classroom.. All Minneapolis Children and Young People Are Ready to Further Their Potential through Lifelong Learning, Work Experience and Community Connections.. More about the Call to Action:.. On Tuesday, Feb.. 28, 2012, the YCB, the City of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minneapolis Public Schools, and the Minneapolis Park Recreation Board:.. Launched a collaborative Call to Action, a groundbreaking, cross-jurisdictional movement for and with Minneapolis’ children and young people.. Shared our commitments for supporting children and youth.. Underscored that commitment by signing a citywide “Compact for Minneapolis Children and Young People,” a public commitment to our collaborative work.. Simply put – we want to make Minneapolis the best city in the United States for children, young people and families.. Call to Action – background and purpose – a presentation by Ann DeGroot, YCB Executive Director.. 2012 Commitments by the.. City of Minneapolis.. Hennepin County.. Minneapolis Public Schools.. and.. Minneapolis Park Recreation Board.. Collective Power: The Rewards and Challenges of Working Collaboratively on behalf of Our City’s Youth.. (a presentation by Dr.. Douglas Scarboro, Office of Mayor A.. C.. Wharton, Jr.. , Memphis, Tennessee, Executive Director of the Office of Talent and Human Capital and Education Liaison for the City of Memphis).. Minneapolis Report Card: The state of our City’s children and young people – Goals and Indicators.. Call to Action Workbook.. Call to Action – Goals, Strategies, Actions, Indicators Chart.. The February 28, 2012 Call to Action Launch was an exciting day, and provided the framework for new ways to work together across jurisdictions to support and benefit our children and youth.. Please check back for updates as we continue our collaborative efforts..

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  • Title: YCB - Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board Blog
    Descriptive info: Commentary on youth and children's issues.. Early Childhood Systems.. Posted 8/20/10.. At a recent national meeting on Early Childhood, researchers, policymakers, and practitioners gathered to discuss new perspectives on coordination of early childhood systems and services.. Continue Reading.. We Want You Back update.. Posted 8/5/10.. The campaign has enlisted young people themselves to reach out to their peers.. The methods are working: in reaching out to the grassroots with the grassroots, they have already made connections with 47 people  ...   New York Times article -- "The Case for $320,000 Kindergarten Teachers".. --about a new research study on the importance of kindergarten in adult career and life success.. MINNEAPOLIS YOUTH AGENDA UNDER CONSTRUCTION.. Posted 7/15/10.. But the night belonged to the young people, who clearly demonstrated they had serious thoughts about improvements to their schools, including stronger attention to diversity and culture, more hands-on learning, more math, arts, and entrepreneurship, and more passionate teachers who want to help kids succeed..

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