Join in Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Week events April 2-9

The City of Minneapolis joins a national public education effort by participating in Youth Violence Prevention Week. Activities and events April 2-9 will call attention to the issue of youth violence, identify strategies to combat this public health epidemic and promote the positive roles young people and adults can play in making their communities and schools safer.

Schedule of events

  • Hip Hop for Hope
    5-9 p.m. Sunday, April 2
    Asian Media Access Dance Studio, 2418 Plymouth Ave. N.
  • Theater performance of “Wait” and workshop
    3-5 p.m. Monday, April 3
    All Nations Church, 1515 E. 23rd St.
  • “Art is My Weapon: Creatively Addressing Gun Violence”
    11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 4
    Homewood Studios, 2400 Plymouth Ave. N.
  • Girls Symposium
    12-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5
    North Commons, 1801 N. James Ave.
  • Open house/workout class
    4-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4
    Circle of Discipline, 1201 E. Lake St.
  • Bridges to Manhood Conference
    9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6
    Minneapolis Community & Technical College, 1501 Hennepin Ave.
  • Peace march and concert
    Noon-4 p.m. Friday, April 7
    March from North Commons Park to Franklin Middle School for concert.
  • Screening of Moonlight (and pizza)
    5 p.m. Saturday, April 8
    771 Raymond Ave.
  • Three-on-three basketball tournament
    10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, April 9
    Farview Park, 621 N. 29th Ave.
    Register onsite.
  • Hip Hop for Hope
    5-9 p.m. Sunday, April 9
    Asian Media Access Dance Studio, 2418 Plymouth Ave. N.

Find updated information here.

Published Mar 29, 2017