On June 20, Rebecca (Beki) Saito was one of the opening plenary speakers at the 14th Annual Urban Initiatives Conference presented by UW Milwaukee's Center for Urban Initiatives and Research. The theme of this year's conference was "Youth/Adult Partnerships: Engaging youth in community transformation." In this week's Youth Development Insight, Beki blogs about the conference and its focus on youth engagement as a philosophy and strategy for community change.
July 2012 Archives
Samantha Grant's blog in April's Youth Development Insight triggered a request from The Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE), part of The Harvard Family Research Project, asking Samantha to write an article for their FINE Newsletter. Read Samantha's article, "Raising Expectations for Out-of-School Time" in the June issue of the FINE Newsletter: Family--Afterschool Partnerships for Learning.
University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development staff formerly located at the McNamara Alumni Center on the Minneapolis campus have now moved to Coffey Hall on the St. Paul campus.
The new mailing address is:
University of Minnesota
Extension Center for Youth Development
Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Avenue, Suite 475, St. Paul, MN 55108
Staff phone numbers remain the same. Come see us!