National YVP Logo

April 1 - April 9, 2017

Peace is the Way SmallThe City of Minneapolis is recognizing Youth Violence Prevention Week April 1 - April 9, 2017. The City's participation is part of a national public education initiative. Activities and events planned will call attention to the issue of youth violence, identify strategies to combat this public health epidemic, and promote the positive role youth and adults can play in making their communities and schools safer.

Follow our Facebook page for updates and look for #YVPWeek and #BridgestoManhood

 

 

 

2017 YVP Week Schedule 

Sunday, April 2
Hip Hop for Hope, 5-9pm
Asian Media Access Dance Studio; 2418 Plymouth Avenue N.
Hosted by Asian Media Access

Monday, April 3
Art Portraits: WHO AM I, 10am-12pm
MCTC; 1415 Hennepin Avenue, 4th floor, Room T4210
Brooklyn Center Academy; 5910 Shingle Creek Parkway, Door 7
Hosted by Christopheraaron Deanes and Loretta Day
 

Theater performance, "Wait," and workshop, 3-5pm
Location TBD
Hosted by Indigenous Peoples Task Force

Tuesday, April 4
Art Portraits: WHO AM I, 10am-12pm
MCTC; 1415 Hennepin Avenue, 4th floor, Room T4210
Brooklyn Center Academy; 5910 Shingle Creek Parkway, Door 7
Hosted by Christopheraaron Deanes and Loretta Day
 

Art is My Weapon, Creatively Addressing Gun Violence, 11am-4:30pm
Homewood Studios; 2400 Plymouth Avenue North
Hosted by Pillsbury United Communities

Wednesday, April 5
Art Portraits: WHO AM I, 10am-12pm
MCTC; 1415 Hennepin Avenue, 4th floor, Room T4210
Brooklyn Center Academy; 5910 Shingle Creek Parkway, Door 7
Hosted by Christopheraaron Deanes and Loretta Day

Girl’s Symposium, 12-2:30pm
North Commons; 1801 North James Avenue
Hosted by Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Workout Class, 5:30pm 
Circle of Discipline; 1201 East Lake Street
Hosted by Circle of Discipline and Metro Transit Police 

Thursday, April 6
Bridges to Manhood Event PhotoBridges to Manhood Conference, 9am-2:30pm

Minneapolis Community & Technical College; 1501 Hennepin Avenue

Hosted by Minneapolis Health Department and Voices of Effective Change

 

Friday, April 7
Peace March and Concert, 12-4pm
March from North Commons Park to Franklin Middle School for concert 
Hosted by Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Minneapolis Public Schools

Sunday, April 9
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, 10am-6pm
Farview Park; 621 North 29th Avenue
Hosted by Run and Shoot
Register on site; first come, first serve

Hip Hop for Hope (2nd session), 5-9pm
Asian Media Access Dance Studio; 2418 Plymouth Avenue North
Hosted by Asian Media Access
 

 


 

 Minneapolis Health Department Logo

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the Minneapolis Health Department at 612-673-2301 or health@minneapolismn.gov. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.
Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.