St. Paul Partnership To Help At-Risk Youth Dissolved In Favor Of Community ApproachThe move comes after concerns from the community about privacy issues. The partnership gave the city, county and schools the ability to share data with the hope that it would lead to more kids getting resources and support services.
Youth Intervention Proponents Ask For More State FundingPoliticians, law enforcement and youth intervention professionals met Friday in the Twin Cities. Those involved say there is a growing number of at-risk youth in the area. They met at the Brooklyn Park Community Center to ask the state legislature for more funding.
Federal Grants To Provide Aid For At-Risk YouthMinnesota and Wisconsin have received federal grants to help provide academic and work-skills training for at-risk youth. The U.S. Department of Labor announced the YouthBuild grants Wednesday. Wisconsin is getting a total of $3.5 million to support four programs, and a St. Paul group is getting $768,000.
Project Hopes To Create More Young Swimmers In Mpls.It's a skill that can mean the difference between life and death. That's why Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges and city leaders are pushing for a new project - Minneapolis Swims - to help children learn to swim.
Twin Cities Girls Get On The Right Track By Lacing UpTeenage pregnancy, eating disorders and poor self-esteem are some of the major problems plaguing young women in Minnesota. The struggles can sometimes start as early as elementary school.
At-Risk Youth In The North Metro Receive HelpA new center to help at-risk youth in the north metro opened Monday.