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Minneapolis Youth Council

The next Minneapolis Youth Council Meeting will be held:
November 17, 2016
Location TBD  


The Minneapolis Youth Council is a multijurisdictional advisory policy group that has been designated to focus on the local youth workforce system on behalf of the local Minneapolis Workforce Council. The Youth Council is instrumental in the design, development, and provision of services to help youth achieve successful transitions to further education and employment.

Minneapolis Youth Council Members

Tyler Olson-Chair
Social Media Consultants

Mary S. Abrahamson
Information and Website Coordinator
Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

Blaine Turnbull
Program Manager
The Link-Juvenile Supervision Center

Julie Brekke
Senior Vice President
PPL (Project for Pride in Living)

Seth Hanks
BUILD Leader
AIOIC/Little Earth

William Coleman II
Center Director
Hubert H. Humphrey Job Corps Center

Sowda Ahmed
Student, University of Minnesota

Ashley Yang
Augsburg College

Harvey Rucker
Community Representative

Linda Tkaczik
Project Coordinator
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board

Scott Redd
Vice President Supportive Services and Resident Connections

Ann DeGroot
Executive Director
Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board 

Sara Etzel
Director STEM Strategies /Career & Technical Education
Minneapolis Public Schools

Hanane Kachman
Workforce Specialist
Fairview Health Services




Last updated Oct 13, 2016