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HYPE Award Recipients from 2016-2017

Check out the HYPE funded projects from 2016-2017!


Young Mothers Against Sex Trafficking
The Longfellow Alternative High School Student Council met with organizations and leaders, and did some reading and discussing to learn about the issue of sex trafficking in Minnesota as well as what is being done about it. They have also been making inspiring bracelets to sell and help fund awareness programs.
You're A Good Man Charlie Brown
Project Success put on a production of "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown", incorporating youth voice into the production.
Pan-Afrikan Fashion Show "Fashionably Late: A Journey Through the Decades"
Through a combination of thrifting, their own0 clothes, and some generous donations from designers, students from the Patrick Henry High School Black Student Union put together a show displaying African-American and African fashions from the 60’s to today.
Sanford Feminist Club
Sanford Feminist Club worked with residents from the History Theater to create their own original performance about women's rights and resistance.
Waite Park Everyday Leaders
Youth in the Everyday Leaders group at Waite Park researched the issue of child abuse in Minnesota and created an educational video.
Green Team
Members of the Southwest High School Green Team researched watersheds, shared what they learned in presentations to younger Minneapolis students and led an Earth Day cleanup project.
South NHS
Students in the South High National Honors Society planted seeds and worked on their schools garden to cafeteria program.
St Paul's
Youth involved with St Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church created mosaics on trash cans to beautify their neighborhood.
Wenonah 111
Students in Wenonah Classroom 111 organized a food drive for a local food shelf.