So you may have noticed some unusual activity in downtown Minneapolis across from the library right on the corner of Hennepin & 3rd.. yep.. that IS the old bus shelter! With support from various Minneapolis Depts, lead by the mayor; Betsy Hodges, the award winning YCB Downtown Youth Engagement Team has inherited this historic structure to use as a hub for further youth outreach and engagement.
JayDee Beat Batch Warz Continues in Saint Paul, 16 Producers come together to battle in honor of James Dewitt Yancey aka JayDee or J Dilla. Head 2 Head Competition with some of the Twin Cities best along with up and coming producers who will compete for a Cash Prize, Dilla Merch, Bragging Rights and a chance to compete in other Mid-west based battles.
Peace y'all! I hope you can make it to our Cypher Season All-Style Weekly Dance Session, presented by myself, Dancin' Dave, and the YCB Youth Outreach Team, every Friday from 4pm-9pm at our new location called 'Inner City Hall' (the old bus shelter on 3rd St and Hennepin Ave across the street from the downtown library)!
Mpls Youth Lead Protest For A Better Public School Education
Minneapolis Students are organizing and calling for a higher standard of public education! Yes, once again the students from South High are calling upon their school district to address the ongoing cry throughout the Minneapolis Public School (MPS) District for a more authentic education reflective to the diverse cultures that represent their communities.
You may have seen this Multiple-Award Winning Youth Outreach Team in and around Minneapolis, at your local schools, or maybe even on the local news media. Now the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, or YCB, will have its You(th) Are Here! outreach team in full effect this Friday for the Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Week Peace March & Live Concert!
If you have not met this highly praised and recommended team (all the way up to the previous and current Minneapolis Mayors as well as out of state recognition) of youth workers now you will have the chance to meet the team for the first time and see a little bit of what they are all about. If you already know some of this amazing team then just show up to reconnect and build for the ending school year and quickly approaching summer break!