Empowering U

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Heartland Democracy
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2013
End Date
September 2013
Activity Type
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Ramsey
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

1. a rising commitment to, and participation in, civic life,2. a greater understanding of the political and governmental systems, 3. a desire to register to vote and to vote, if or when they are eligible to do so, 4. a clearer understanding of their own values and the views, goals, and roles of public leaders and other political and governmental actors.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Measurable outcomes not yet available.

Project Overview

Heartland Democracy will partner with Commonbond’s Skyline Tower’s Teen Program to engage a cohort of teenagers who are primarily Somali- and Ethiopian-American in the Empowering U program—discovering their own motivation to engage in civic affairs, along with the tools to do so.

Project Manager
First Name
Tom
Last Name
Vellenga
Organization Name
Heartland Democracy
Street Address
2091 Lincoln Ave
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55105
Email
vellenga@heartlanddemocracy.org