M3 Huddle Sessions – Register Now!

All M3 Huddle sessions are open for registration!  Minneapolis Session, Friday, January 20, 2017, 9:30AM-3:30PM CST. This session in partnership with the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board and the Minneapolis Afterschool Network. Greater Twin Cities Metro (Brooklyn Center), Thursday, January 12, 2017, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM CST. Southeast Huddle Session (Rochester), Thursday, January  12, 2017, 9:00 […]

Igniting STEM Learning & The Future of Afterschool – Register for Regional Meetings

Ignite Afterschool is coming out for another round of regional meetings in February and early March! In each region, we will be hosting 2 separate sessions. Here’s the details and how to register: The Next Big Thing: Contributing to Ignite’s 3-Year Plan Join Ignite Afterschool, Minnesota’s Afterschool Network, to discuss and contribute to our new […]

Celebrate Mozilla Maker Party!

We’re excited to be partnering with Mozilla to celebrate teaching and learning the web with Maker Party. Through thousands of community-run events around the world, Maker Party unites educators, organizations and enthusiastic Internet users of all ages and skill levels. Ignite Afterschool believes this global effort is a great opportunity to teach web literacy and […]

Youth Science Day

We’re thrilled about a great opportunity for youth to have fun and explore their interest in STEM through hands-on activities with their peers. Make sure to spread the word to the young people in your program or your community, so they know about Youth Science Day! Here’s the event description, from our partners at the Science Museum […]

The Power of Afterschool: A Southeast Minnesota Regional Convening

Please join us for “The Power of Afterschool: Successful Youth, Thriving Communities,” a regional convening for stakeholders across southeastern Minnesota engaged in afterschool, youth development, education, and local government. This event will be an opportunity to discuss how to strengthen afterschool programs in our communities and across Minnesota. You’ll have the chance to learn about current research on […]

Big Ideas for Afterschool: A Regional Convening for NE Minnesota

Ignite Afterschool, together with the Northland Foundation, the Blandin Foundation, and the Duluth YMCA, are calling community leaders and stakeholders throughout Northeastern Minnesota to join us for “Big Ideas for Afterschool,” on May 28th. This regional convening is an opportunity to discus, share ideas, and think big about a variety of topics related to afterschool and summer […]

Support Youth at the Capitol

Support Minnesota Youth at Events on April 9th, 10th, and 11th Is our “Igniting the Power of Afterschool” summit on Wednesday, April 9th not enough to satisfy your desire to support Minnesota’s young people? Good news! There are two other amazing events for you to attend on April 10th and 11th that also strive to make youth voice […]

Afterschool on Channel 12

[su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5iDdPGpTaE”] Looks like the revolution will be televised! (And on YouTube). Check out this segment from Channel 12, which highlights the community support for afterschool and summer learning opportunities on display at the “Building Champions for Afterschool” Hennepin County Summit. Congratulations to all the community members and organizations that made this event great! This […]

Hennepin County Summit This Week

Time has flown by, and it’s finally the week of Building Champions for Afterschool. This summit will bring together Hennepin County’s policymakers, youth leaders, and stakeholders to learn about the impact of afterschool, and how they can support it in their communities. More specifically, participants will: Engage with other Afterschool Champions and expand networks. Connect […]