YouthBank is an international youth-led philanthropy model created in Northern Ireland and implemented in Minnesota through partnership with Youthprise. I serve as part of the Learning Partner team, supporting YouthBankers through technical assistance and training provided to YouthBankers and their adult supporters. 

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Roots for the Home Team

Roots for the Home Team began as an employment program hiring youth in the Twin Cities to co-design salads with local chefs using vegetables grown on their own farms to sell at the Twins baseball games. It has grown to include a Finding Your Roots program that supports young people to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills and orientations alongside a deep dive into current and future career possibilities. I work as part of the Learning Partner team, developing and implementing curriculum, training and supporting youth co-facilitators, and providing consulting around program evaluation.

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