Do you know someone who is working to promote peace and non-violence in a Minneapolis school? Do you know anyone who is working in a Minneapolis school to:
1. Foster violence-free social environments
2. Promote positive opportunities and connections to trusted adults for all youth
3. Intervene with youth and families at the first sign of risk
4. Restore youth who have gone down the wrong path
5. Protect children and youth from violence in the community
Does this sound like someone you know? We want to hear about it! Help us celebrate and honor those that are making a difference in our Minneapolis schools by nominating them for the PeaceMaker Award. Simply fill out the form:
What’s the Prize?
Those receiving the PeaceMaker Award will receive a certificate from the City of Minneapolis and a cash prize of $500-$2,000 to their school in recognition of their accomplishments! Donations are made on behalf of PeaceMaker Minnesota.
Please complete a nomination form by March 21, 2014 and send it to
Attn: PeaceMaker Award
Minneapolis Health Department
250 South 4th Street, Room 510
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
Still have questions? Feel free to contact
Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator
Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Week is part of a national public education initiative featuring activities and events to call attention to the issue of youth violence, identify strategies to combat this public health epidemic, and promote the positive role adults and youth can have in making their communities and schools safer. Visit the Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Week 2014 web page to see what activities the Minneapolis Health Department is sponsoring.
To learn more about what the Minneapolis Health Department is doing to prevent youth violence, visit: http://www.minneapolismn.gov/health/youth/yvp/
Last updated Mar 12, 2014