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Meet Kailee and Patrick, Monthly Donors To Avenues

September 16, 2021

September is dedicated to Avenues’ monthly donors like Kailee and Patrick! Monthly donors provide a financial foundation that allows Avenues to plan during unpredictable times like now. They also give Avenues stability to stay open 24/7 to youth needing shelter, housing, or support. Monthly donors are so important to Avenues,…

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Meet Siri and Kagan, Monthly Donors to Avenues

September 13, 2021

September is dedicated to Avenues’ monthly donors like Siri and Kagan! Monthly donors provide a financial foundation that allows Avenues to plan during unpredictable times like now. They also give Avenues stability to stay open 24/7 to youth needing shelter, housing, or support. Monthly donors are so important to Avenues,…

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United Way Kick Starts Back to School at Avenues

August 25, 2021

This month Twin Cities United Way donated 112 backpacks full of school supplies for youth at Avenues! The backpacks will help kick start youth going back to school this fall. “A lot of youth (at Avenues) are over eighteen and out of high school,” James Mullins, Avenues Education and Career…

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Meet Judy, A Young Person at Avenues

August 20, 2021

Judy, a 20-year-old at Minneapolis Avenues, shared about her journey at Avenues. Read her interview below. Judy’s Interview What can society do better for youth?  Listen to youth. Ask youth what they need instead of assuming. What do you think causes youth homelessness?  Mental health, family issues, unfair adults, and…

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Meet Tim and Katie, Hosts in ConneQT and Cheerleaders for the Next Generation

July 29, 2021

This month special guests volunteered at Avenues’ Pride booth. Tim and Katie are hosts in Avenues’ ConneQT program. For three months a 17-year-old youth, Angel, has been living with them. The youth, who uses he/they pronouns, is the first young person Tim and Katie have hosted. “We’ve wanted to be…

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Statement On Trial Verdict

April 22, 2021

Click here for Avenues’ statement on the Derek Chauvin trail.

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Avenues for Youth’s Statement on Attacks of AAPI Communities

March 22, 2021

March 22, 2021 Avenues for Youth stands in solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. We condemn the racist acts of violence against women in Atlanta on March 16 in the strongest possible terms. Soon Chung Park, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, Yong Yue, Delaina Ashley Yaun, Paul Andre…

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ConneQT program helps house LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness

October 19, 2020

Kare 11 Interview with Rena Sarigianopoulos

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Reflections on Community

August 23, 2017

August 23, 2017 Recent horrifying actions of white supremacists, white nationalists and Neo-Nazis are shining a very bright light on the prejudice, bigotry and oppression of people that has existed throughout our country’s history. Sadly, some people today still believe they can succeed only if they oppress others. We condemn…

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