Understanding the Brooklyns

The Alliance is committed to enhancing the vibrant and diverse 
communities of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park, also known as the Brooklyns! 
Participation = Accelerated Youth Success
Research has found that participation in quality youth programs can improve academic skills, graduation rates, social emotional skills, health and wellness, persistence, and more.
60%
of youth in the Brooklyns are not currently participating in activities or programming.
76%
of youth in the Brooklyns want to be participating in activities or programming. 
Every young person deserves the opportunity to participate in out-of-school-time activities that will accelerate their success. These opportunities are provided by Champions for Youth! Watch the videos below to learn what a Champion for Youth is and hear from some Champions in the Brooklyns!

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