Sprockets Spotlight

Breaking Down College Barriers: Breakthrough Twin Cities

“Then a miracle happened.  I found an open channel into new water.  I found Breakthrough St. Paul, a lifelong family, and an unfailing support system.”  Read More »
Spreading their Wings: Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership

Spreading their Wings: Girls Getting Ahead in Leadership

Be on the lookout for these ambitious young immigrant women -- they'll be leaders in your community soon, if not already. Read More »
The Urban Battle Tutoring Program

Two Decades of Empowering Youth: The Urban Battle Tutoring Program

Across from our state capitol, a small volunteer-based program has been serving young people for over 19 years. Read More »
Frogtown Youth Farm

From Kale to Composting - The Youth Farm Experience

Check out how Youth Farm uses growing food to develop youth. Read More »

West 7th Community Center- Diversity of Experiences

West 7th Community Center's Community Kids Program and more. Read More »

Academic Champions League

Academic Champions League. American Oromo Community of MN is partnering with Ober Center and others to develop young learners into Academic Champions. Read More »

Global Passports at the Library

The Saint Paul Public Library's FREE Global Passport series offers cultural programs for kids in 3rd - 6th grades. From Japanese Kites to African Drumming, there's always something FUN to do!  Check out the activities and locations here! Read More »
SPNN Youth Producers Darartu (left) and RayLynn (right)

RayLynn Prokasky, Youth Producer

This summer youth at Saint Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN) created seven short videos to highlight out of school time programs in Saint Paul.  RayLynn Prokasky blogs about it.  Click here to read her blog on the SPNN Website.  Read More »

Mayor Coleman and Superintendent Silva discuss the Summer Countdown

The City of Saint Paul and Saint Paul Public Schools have created six simple steps to keep kids active and learning all summer long. It's called the Summer Countdown. Watch this video to hear Mayor Coleman and Superintendent Silva discuss summer learning loss.  Read More »