Want to be an Asset Champion?

Asset Champions: share this with someone you think should be trained! Two training for wanna-be Asset Champions will be held this fall: Thursday, September 23 and Wednesday, November 3. Asset Champion training includes information on Children First and the 40 Developmental Assets. The role of an Asset Champion is also covered. All who participate in…

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Welcome 2010 co-chairs!

Dr. Debra Bowers, St. Louis Park Schools superintendent, will join Kelsey Reid as co-chair of Children First beginning July 1st. Dr. Bowers fills the slot held by Police Chief John Luse, who served as co-chair for two years, first with student Michael Jacobs and this past year with Kelsey. Kelsey, who will be a senior…

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Happy Holidays Asset Champions!

Happy Holidays to you! Thanks for all you do to support our youth in St. Louis Park. Asset Champions, and anyone interested in learning more about the Asset Champions Network and Children First, are invited to participate in these meetings in the new year. Champion ChargeTuesday, January 5, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.Starbucks at Excelsior &…

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Welcome new Asset Champions!

More than 140 people have been trained as Children First Asset Champions. The 34 people in this photo are members of the Youth Development Committee (YDC). They were trained as Asset Champion during their retreat over the MEA break. Students range in age from 9 to 18 years. The group also included some adults. Thanks…

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Welcome new Asset Champions!

Twelve new Asset Champions were trained this fall. Asset Champions participate in 2.5 hour training. Then Asset Champions educate others around them about the assets, determine ways they (or their organizations) already build assets in youth and consider ways to strengthen asset building efforts. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in becoming…

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Children First Gatherings

Champion ChargeTuesday, February 106:30 – 8 p.m.Harvest Moon Coffee Shop5101 Minnetonka Blvd. (next to City Hall) Stop by for something warm to drink and the chance to get to know other Asset Champions better. No need to RSVP, just stop by! Let’s meet at Empty Bowls!Thursday, March 511;30 a.m. for lunch Hey Asset Champions let’s…

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Children First gatherings

Don’t miss these opportunities to connect with other Asset Champions. Champion ChargeWed., January 14 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Qdoba Mexican Grill at Excelsior & Grand, 4712 Excelsior Blvd.You have to eat lunch, so stop by this informal Champion Charge. Grab a burrito or salad and chat with other Asset Champions. Facebook Training: A session…

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FACEBOOK—be there!

Asset Champions Network Gathering Tuesday, December 2 7 – 8:30 p.m. St. Louis Park High School The Tuesday, December 2nd Asset Champion Gathering will be focused on developing a tool for Asset Champions to connect and stay in touch. High school students Jordan, Leigha and Kelsey will train Asset Champions on the nuances of Facebook….

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Pre-conference session in St. Louis Park

People from across the globe had the chance to learn about how a community can stay attentive to the healthy development of young people during a pre-conference session held at St. Louis Park City Hall. The session’s focus was the creation of the Asset Champions Network. Pictured here: Mitch Claybourn, City of Fredericton, New Brunswick,…

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