The Takeoff 4H STEAM Club

The Takeoff 4H STEAM Club is done in partnership with the University of Minnesota's Urban 4H Youth Development program...

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be@school

In partnership with Hennpin County Attorney’s office, the purpose of this program is to increase student’s school attendance. When a student has a number of unexcused absences...

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Invisible Art ~Fanka

Invisible Art is a vibrant program at Ka Joog. As we know; ”Art changes everything.” It is used as a means to create political and social change around the world...

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Summer Camp Retreat

In partnership with Wilderness Inquiries and Boy Scouts of America, this summer program provides a unique, outdoor experience for youth. With a strong focus on leadership development...

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StarTribune Minneapolis, September 21, 2014: Slick videos, social media lure Minnesotans to fight in Middle East – Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has zeroed in on Minnesota, home to the largest Somali population in the country, as a target-rich recruiting ground for fighters.

ABC NEWS, September 17, 2014: Minneapolis-St. Paul 1 Site of Anti-Terror Program – The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul will participate in a Department of Justice pilot program designed to engage at-risk communities and stop extremists from recruiting Americans to join terror organizations overseas, U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said Tuesday.

MINNPOST, September 17, 2014: How one Twin Cities group is fighting radicalization of Muslim youths – Seven years ago, 12 Somali friends from the Twin Cities came together to talk — to have a conversation about how to save some of their troubled peers from falling into a sea of radicalization and gang violence.

NY DAILY NEWS, September 14, 2014: About 100 Americans — many of them young Midwestern women — have joined up with sadists in the Middle East – Three young women from Minnesota have packed their bags and joined terrorist groups in Syria, leaving their families baffled, according to a St. Paul nonprofit called American Friends of Somalia. Federal officials are working to find out why they’re going and how they get the means.

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