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Community with a View

It’s been a four-year-long journey, but it’s been worth every step. The Downtown View housing development has finally opened its doors to young people experiencing homelessness in Minneapolis. The result of a partnership with Project for Pride in Living (PPL), this development fills a critical need for youth ages 18 to 24. Downtown View is […]

A Job Is Just The Beginning

“Jobs can open the door to opportunity for young people. But they are not a golden ticket,” Quinn explains. At YouthLink, Quinn works with young people as a Career Specialist with the Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) Youth Heading Home program. Through the Youth Heading Home program, youth are given access to a number of services […]

History In The Making: Dr. Rose Brewer

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. Hi, my name is: Dr. Rose Brewer I identify as: a Black woman, scholar–activist What I do at YouthLink: I am a strong supporter of YouthLink and am very pleased with the work that is being done. […]

Running in the Same Direction

Mishka Vertin and Mike Jurasits, founders of Mile in My Shoes (MiMS), know first-hand about the joy of helping people become comfortable, confident runners. “Before we moved to the Twin Cities, we ran with a program in New York City that paired an experienced runner with a person staying in a shelter who had likely […]