What is Beacons
Beacon centers transform schools into active youth centers afterschool and in the summer, providing free high quality youth development opportunities with an emphasis on:
• School Success: increasing academic skills, school connectedness, and motivation to learn.
• Youth Leadership: engaging youth through service-learning, character development, and decision-making opportunities.
• Family Engagement: involving families in decision making and connecting them to the school and community.
• Community-School Connections: creating linkages between the school and community-based organizations, businesses, and colleges that can increase opportunities and connections for youth in their communities.
1501 30th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411
Telephone: 612.668.2250 | Fax: 612.668.2260