Youth

Minnesota college students face loan crisis

(l-r) Joyce Ester, Kent Pekel, Dean Barbara Butts Williams. Photos by Charles Hallman

Kids from low-income families, communities of color hardest hit by debt


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EMERGE Wins $10,000 Room Makeover Through Community Vote

EMERGE kids celebrate

On March 9th, EMERGE announced that they won the Twin Cities IKEA Life Improvement Co-worker Challenge.

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Young Men Commit to Change: EMERGE Celebrates the North 4 Banquet

Photos By: 
Madeline Graham

The North 4 participants with their completion certificates.

On Friday, February 6th, EMERGE celebrated the achievements of the most recent group to complete the North 4 program.

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Parents: Raise Your Children to be Artists and Entrepreneurs

From the book, Excellent Sheep by William Deresiewicz:

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First homeless Youth Shelter to open in “African suburb” of Brooklyn Park

Credit: Tom Gitaa

The first of its kind in a Minnesota suburb, a homeless shelter for youth in the City of Brooklyn Park, will open tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 31) during an open house to celebrate the achievement.

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Student documentary explores media portrayals of women

This documentary explores how the media portrays women and how that affects how women see themselves. It specifically links media portrayals with body issues and eating disorders in women.

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