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HYPE Award Recipients from 2015-2016

Check out last years HYPE funded projects!

 

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Anwatin put on a production of The Wiz. They ensured everyone who auditioned for the musical had a role in the production.
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Youth leaders used their graphic design skills to create nutritional heroes and characters. They shared these designs with other youth to encourage eating fruits and vegetables.
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Intermedia Arts hosted a film festival "Up and Out: Upper Midwest Youth Queer Festival".This project empowers LGBTQIA+ youth, gives them a platform to express themselves, and celebrates. It also allows these youth to connect with local artists and members of the Twin Cities’ LGBTQIA+ community.
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Courageous heARTS collaborated with Guerilla girls to create a projects focused on the gender pressures that youth face every day.
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Youth leaders at Waite House designed skateboard decks and created a brand. The leaders also mentored other youth from the neighborhood and worked to develop a sense of pride in their community.
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Everyday Leaders at Sanford raised funds for a hospital.They also collected cards and letters from peers to send to children who are hospitalized.
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Everyday Leaders at Waite Park Community School shoveled and raked leaves for people in their community. They also took a field trip to a crisis nursery and brought awareness to their school about child abuse through the school newsletter
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The Green Team at Southwest High School visited Excel Energy's Plant and weatherized the windows at their high school. They also presented information about energy-related topics to elementary and middle school students across the city.
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The WE Act leaders at Seward Montessori attended WE Day. They also hosted a local WE Day for their community to promote leadership, encourage service learning, and to raise awareness about important issues.
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Lindsay Pockel's 5th grade class at Folwell School organized a book and blanket drive to donate to local shelters for those who are homeless.