Addressing the Whole Child

By Adrienne Diercks, Executive Director, Project SUCCESS  In this column last October, I expressed the importance of listening to youth and empowering them with the tools, guidance and support to … Read More

SPPN Takes a Two-Generation Approach

by Muneer Karcher-Ramos, Director of the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood   Although the link between family stability and children’s academic success may seem rather obvious, many programs and initiatives working … Read More

Strive Boot Camp A Phenomenal Success

Shortly before the holiday break, Jeff Edmondson and his team from StriveTogether held a workshop for Generation Next stakeholders including our Leadership Council, various committee members, our network partners, civic … Read More

The Best of 2013: Greater Minnesota

By Nicholas Banovetz, deputy director of MinnCAN: The Minnesota Campaign for Achievement Now In the 19th century, our country created its first public schools. In the 20th century, we created … Read More

November Media Round-Up: RT Rybak in the News

As announced this past month, RT Rybak will serve as Generation Next’s Executive Director beginning in January. Media outlets around the state responded positively to the exciting news and published … Read More

Partnership with Growth & Justice

By Dane Smith, president of Growth & Justice, a policy research and advocacy organization focused on a more inclusive prosperity for Minnesota. Growth & Justice is also a Generation Next … Read More

Great By Eight

 By Carolyn Smallwood, Executive Director of Way to Grow Way to Grow began in 1989 working with mothers and fathers of young children age birth to 5. We were established as … Read More

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