YVP week

Youth Violence Prevention Week 2018

Minneapolis recognized Youth Violence Prevention Week from Sunday, March 31 - Sunday, April 8, 2018.The City's participation is part of a national public education initiative. Activities and events call attention to the issue of youth violence, identify strategies to combat this public health epidemic, and promote the positive role youth and adults can play in making their communities and schools safer.  

Below is a recap of all 2018 YVP Week Activities; Read more details about each event (PDF). 

You can also view a poster of YVP Week Activities; YVP Week Poster

Saturday, March 31 
Violence Awareness BBQ, 12-2pm 
Shiloh Temple International; 1201 W. Broadway Avenue
Hosted by Mad Dads--followed by a Gun Violence Prevention Town Hall Meeting from 2-4pm

Also join Asian Media Access’ Youth Media Force Team at the event to share your stories about violence impacting your lives and your determination and solutions to fight back! 

Youth with Tech, 10am-2pm
The PARK; 3300 NE 5th Street NE, Suite 210
Hosted by Pan Asian Community Development

Tuesday, April 3

Blankets against Violence, 5-9pm
Northside YMCA, 1711 W. Broadway Avenue 
Hosted by YMCA of Greater Twin Cities 

Talking Circle, 4-8pm  
MCTC, Room H1002; 1501 Hennepin Avenue 
Hosted by Restoration, Inc.   

Youth Training on Historical Trauma, 4-7pm 
UROC; 2001 Plymouth Avenue N. 
Hosted by Irreducible Grace Foundation and ReCAST 

Wednesday, April 4

Girl’s Symposium, 1-3:30pm
North Commons; 1801 North James Avenue
Hosted by Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Minneapolis Health Department

Also join Asian Media Access’ Youth Media Force Team at the event to share your stories about violence impacting your lives and your determination and solutions to fight back!

Thursday, April 5Bridges to Manhood Event Photo

Bridges to Manhood Conference, 8am-3pm
Minneapolis Community & Technical College; 1501 Hennepin Avenue
Hosted by Minneapolis Health Department and Voices of Effective Change

 

Also join Asian Media Access’ Youth Media Force Team at the event to share your stories about violence impacting your lives and your determination and solutions to fight back!

Friday, April 6

Natives Against Violence: The Experience, 1-4pm
Minneapolis American Indian Center; 1530 East Franklin Ave
Hosted by BUILD Leaders-AIOIC 

Community Mural Project, 12-4pm
MIWRC; 2300 15th Avenue S. 
Hosted by Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center 

Teen Tournament, 2-6pm 
Whittier Park; 425 W. 26th Street 
Hosted by Whittier Neighborhood Association

Saturday, April 7

BUILD the 612 Community Event, 12-2pm
EMERGE; 1824 Emerson Avenue N.
Hosted by BUILD Leaders-EMERGE

YVP Rally 2018, 3-5pm
Capri Theater; 2027 W. Broadway Avenue 
Hosted by Voices of Effective Change and Minneapolis Health Department 

Sunday, April 8
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament (and BBQ),
10am-6pm 
Farview Park; 621 North 29th Avenue
Hosted by Run and Shoot and Mad Dads
4 divisions of 10-12/14-16/17-19/20+
10 teams per division
Onsite registration starts at 9am 

!Somos Lideres! Intervencion de Jovenes Latinos, 1-4:30pm
Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Church; 3817 Pleasant Ave. S.
Hosted by Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicios (CLUES)

Youth Violence Prevention Resources 

 


 

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Last updated Apr 16, 2018

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