Minneapolis PeaceMaker Award

Too often good work goes unnoticed. Help us recognize Minneapolis teachers and youth who taking strides to combat youth violence. This award is an opportunity to recognize those who are making a difference in Minneapolis to address youth violence and foster community peace. 

Minneapolis Youth Violence Prevention Week—is part of a national public education initiative featuring activities and events to call attention to the issue of youth violence, identify strategies to combat this public health epidemic, and promote the positive role adults and youth can have in making their communities and schools safer.

Do you know a Minneapolis teacher who is working towards implementing strategies related to the Minneapolis Blueprint for Action to prevent youth violence, teaching kids nonviolent ways to resolve their problems, or who is engaging youth in positive activities to steer them away from possible violence? Do you know a Minneapolis student who is trying to make a difference in their school? Let us know by completing the submission form!

If you have a hero, we want to hear about that person and recognize them with an award and a cash prize for their school!There are two types of people you can nominate:

A Minneapolis student who is making a difference in their school by working to end violence and promote peace or a Minneapolis teacher who is making a difference in the lives of youth by promoting non‐violence or engaging youth in activities that steer them away from lifestyles that could be potentially violent


 Go to the next page if you'd like to nominate someone.

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