Category Archives: Partnering

Targeting Hope in the Twin Cities!

Join Community in Preventing Youth Violence through “Targeting Hope” Conference! According to the City ofMinneapolis, youth well-being is increasing. More youth have experienced higher quality jobs, graduation from high school, and less violent crime—16% less, this year since this time … Continue reading

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A Flood of Volunteers from Upper Room!

Recently, the World Vision-Twin Cities warehouse was flooded with volunteers: Flood Kids! Upper Room Church had a camp from July 26-28, 2011 for fourth and fifth graders who wanted to “experience what it means to put faith into action” while … Continue reading

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Twin City YEP Youth in Washington D.C.

After months of training, the eight YEP youth in the Twin Cities attended the “Youth Empowerment Summit,” this past July. This week-long trip to Washington D.C. connected Twin Cities’ YEP team with other YEP students around the Nation. One hundred … Continue reading

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Timeline: YEP events leading up to Washington D.C. trip!

 February 10, 2011: Launch 1st YEP Program for World Vision Twin Cities!     February 28:Youth and Adult Partnerships become a favorite event with the YEP youth. Ann Wanchena of World Vision Twin Cities, Marque Jensen & Norman Harrington from … Continue reading

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Minneapolis, Post Tornado

One tornado victim, a retired chef and Minneapolis resident, points to the intersection a block from her home: “That’s where a tree impaled the windshield and killed the man during the tornado.” Tall uprooted trees, debris, and someone’s roof clutter … Continue reading

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A Gift of Dignity

No tool for development is more effective than the empowerment of women. –Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General Hygiene kits could not have come at a better time for St. Anne’s Place, an emergency shelter for women and children in Minneapolis. … Continue reading

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YEP Youth Spend a Day at the State Capitol

Before the Summit: Twin Cities YEP Youth Advocate at State Capitol by Annie Faye | World Vision, Twin Cities | Communication Specialist Eight youth on World Vision’s Twin Cities Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) team have collectively lost 34 friends and … Continue reading

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