REGISTER & JOIN US:
Creating YouthPowerED Learning Opportunities,
a St. Paul Youth Services' Youth-Led Event
Science Museum of Minnesota
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 5p - 7p

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We are thrilled to be covered by The Pioneer Press! Read about YouthPower’s Creating Heathy Black Futures initiative and the Build a Canoe with Urban Boatbuilders and Minnesota Zoo. Click here to read the story.

After 45 years of disrupting the cradle-to-prison pipeline, we're partnering with Black youth to dismantle it.

Watch our latest video (below) inspired by and starring YouthPower youth based on the profound impact of Black Girls reclaiming their power.  

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Watch our video (above) inspired by and starring YouthPower youth based on the impact Black history has had on them, their sense of identity and community, and their collective efforts to fight white supremacy and realize justice for Black boys and young men. Then hear more from YouthPower participants about their experience below! 

See what an investment in St. Paul Youth Services can do! 
Read our giving message.

Through our  Behavior Intervention Program,  we partner with schools to improve student attendance, behavior, and academics through our smart, fair, loving approach.

Through our Behavior Intervention Program, we partner with schools to improve student attendance, behavior, and academics through our smart, fair, loving approach.

In our Pre-Charge Diversion program we hold youth accountable through restorative justice for minor misdemeanors without the trauma and lifelong consequences of a criminal charge or detention.

In our Pre-Charge Diversion program we hold youth accountable through restorative justice for minor misdemeanors without the trauma and lifelong consequences of a criminal charge or detention.

See How We Impacted City Policy! 

Saint Paul's "Youth Fund" directs 10% of all charitable gambling proceeds to non-profits serving young people in Saint Paul. YouthPower worked with two Saint Paul City Council members to redesign the Youth Fund to prioritize organizations that serve low-income young people and young people of color. The new program guidelines also require organizations to reduce barriers to access for young people, such as transportation, and demonstrate results in order to continue to receive funding. Read more about the new change here.

Want to Improve Outcomes for Youth of Color? We Can Help! 

Learn about the tools, training, programs, and partnerships we offer to help your nonprofit or public agency improve outcomes for Black youth, indigenous youth, and other youth of color.

We're a Saint Paul Foundation "Nonprofit to Know"

We're honored to be recognized for our work! 

Do's & Don'ts by Youth for Adults: How to be Smart, Fair & Loving

We commissioned youth to write and produce videos on how THEY want adults to treat them.  

ABOUT THE PHOTOS ON THIS WEBSITE To honor young people's power to represent themselves, we commissioned youth artists at  Intermedia Arts  to photograph their peers. This allows us to preserve the confidentiality of our youth program clients, many of whom are facing challenging situations, and demonstrate that young people are best able to tell their own stories.

ABOUT THE PHOTOS ON THIS WEBSITE To honor young people's power to represent themselves, we commissioned youth artists at Intermedia Arts to photograph their peers. This allows us to preserve the confidentiality of our youth program clients, many of whom are facing challenging situations, and demonstrate that young people are best able to tell their own stories.