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The Cornwells: Finding and Filling Needs

Ron and Joan Cornwell paint themselves as a regular, mostly-retired couple, enjoying their family, their home in Minnesota and, when it’s bone-chilling cold here, their retreat in Arizona. Their modesty and generosity go hand-in-hand. The Cornwells have a long tradition of philanthropy and advocacy, but their focus is on helping young people. They are passionate […]

History In The Making: KaMia Watson

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community.  Hi, my name is: KaMia Watson I identify as: a black woman What I do at YouthLink: I am the Administrative Assistant here at YouthLink, where I am responsible for assisting with day-to-day administrative operations. What does […]

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. […]

History in the Making: Ms. Kenya McKnight-Ahad

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. Hi, my name is: Kenya McKnight-Ahad I identify as: a Black Woman What I do at YouthLink: I work with Black females on self-empowerment by exposing them to career opportunities in various industries. I expose the young ladies […]

History in the Making: Queen Porsha Brown

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. Hi, my name is: Queen Porsha I identify as: Black Royalty, but since America doesn’t always recognize that as a category then I guess you can say that I am a black female. What I do at […]

History in the Making: Kelley Eubanks

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. Hi, my name is Kelley Eubanks I identify as a mother, sister, daughter, friend, woman, educator, humanitarian, life coach, lover of God, entrepreneur, dog owner, and youth advocate trying to keep them all aligned and filled with […]

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 […]

History in the Making: Shanice Mason

This month, YouthLink is celebrating Black History Month by showcasing some of the amazing women in our community. My name is: Shanice “Sunnie” Mason I identify as: A queer, black woman. At YouthLink, I am a: youth advocate. What does a woman of color/black woman mean to you? Being a black woman means so much […]