Youth Development

Moorhead Healthy Community

  • Moorhead, MN
  • www.metroyouthpartnership.org

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Mission Statement

It is the Mission of the Metro Youth Partnership to mobilize the community, providing training and programs to connect all citizens with area children and young adults. MYP builds a strong network of assets -building blocks essential for healthy development- and so aims to make the metro area the best place on the planet to be a kid.

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Service Areas

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Minnesota

Metro Youth Partnership service area includes Moorhead, MN and Fargo and West Fargo, ND

ruling year

1996

Principal Officer since 2001

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Mr. Barry Nelson

Keywords

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mentor,scholarship,youth,community,youth development,education,developmental assets, advocacy, volunteer

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EIN

41-1806566

Also Known As

Metro Youth Partnership

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (O01)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (O12)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Metro Youth Partnership seeks to engage our community in the work and goals of Metro Youth Partnership; to empower our youth to serve as asset builders and change agents within our community; and to equip more adults to serve as asset builders and change agents as well.  We do this through mobilization, connecting, recruiting and training mentors, providing education on the developmental asset framework, providing scholarships to youth, K-12, and supporting youth in planning and holding a youth summit and other youth led activities.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

MentorLink - recruiting and providing training to 175 adults. LinkingUp - matching college age mentors with middle school mentees - 45 mentees/60 mentors. Richard Thompson Memorial Scholarship Program - 720 youth served.

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Service Areas

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Minnesota

Metro Youth Partnership service area includes Moorhead, MN and Fargo and West Fargo, ND

Funding Needs

Metro Youth Partnership raises money for the Richard Thompson Memorial Scholarship fund which provides scholarships to students, K-12 in all public and private schools in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead. In FY2009, 600 young people received scholarships to participate in the activity of their choice, whether it is athletics, music, theater, recreation, academic, martial arts, etc.   Monies are also being raised to conduct mentorship training sessions for adults who wish to become acquainted with the skills and needs for mentors.

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Operations

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Moorhead Healthy Community

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Barry Nelson

BIO

Eight years in current position. 33 year career in non-profit organizations with last 23 years in management position. BA degree in sociology/psychology, graduate work in human service management.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

""I beileve in the power of one, when it comes to one adult realizing and acting upon the belief that they can have a power influence upon a young person; I believe in the power of a community when citizens come together with the focused goal of building the best place on the planet to be a kid."  That is what is happening in Fargo, West Fargo and Mooorhead."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Val Ritland

MSUM

Term: Sept 2009 - Sept 2010

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