March 23-27, 2015
The City of Minneapolis is recognizing Youth Violence Prevention Week March 23-27, 2015. The City's participation is part of a national public education initiative. Activities and events planned will 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.
The City is again collaborating with Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board's Youth Congress (MYC) and PeaceMaker Minnesota in the campaign.
Monday, March 23: An Intergenerational Community Conversation - 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Emerge Community Development, 1101 West Broadway Avenue
Tuesday, March 24: An Intergenerational Community Conversation - 5:30 pm-7:30 pm
We Win! Institute, 3751 17th Avenue South
Wednesday, March 25: Brothers and Fathers Institute - 8:30 am-2:30 pm
U of M Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South
To register: http://fathersandbrothers.eventbrite.com
Thursday, March 26: Minneapolis PeaceMaker Award Ceremony
To nominate a Minneapolis student, teacher, staff or youth worker by March 17:
Friday, March 27: Youth-led Peace Party
Open mic, City-wide song/rap contest, Xross performing, music, dancing and fun!
North Community YMCA
More details will be posted as finalized!
Last updated Mar 6, 2015