Fall 2020  • Vol. 40, Issue 2  •  PCYC 2019-20 Annual Report

Welcome.
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On Remembrance, Resilience and
Resetting
  • Remembering a Dear Friend
  • I Am Retiring
  • The Beat Goes On
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Executive Director Search Begins

by Karen Polzin, Board President

The PCYC board and I are thrilled for Anne Long to begin her well-deserved retirement in the next few months, but we admit it brings us some angst. We’ve had the benefit of Anne’s leadership for the last 21 years.

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We’re Almost There!

by James Scott, Director of the Capri

The finish line moved a bit further away due to the pandemic but it can be seen clearly now, and we’re looking forward to sharing our beautiful, new community amenity with you.

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A Start to the School Year Like No Other

by David Tarleton, Director of Education, PYC Arts & Technology
High School

In response to COVID-19, Minneapolis Public Schools began the school year in distance learning-only mode, which meant a start to our school year unlike any other.

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PCYC Mission

To enrich the skills, prospects and spirit of North Minneapolis area youth and adults,
in partnership with families and communities.

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A Time for Courage, Resilience and Grace

by Jaleeza Smith-Breedlove, Director, Bright Futures K-5 Enrichment at PCYC

As North Minneapolis schools have settled into new routines, and afterschool programs are adjusting how they support their communities, it’s even more important to provide meaningful learning experiences that help build scholars’ confidence and resilience.

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Looking Forward

by Debra deNoyelles, Director of Development

Like everywhere else, PCYC’s plans changed abruptly in March 2020.

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PCYC Annual Report
2019-2020
FULL REPORT
2020 Reimagined Children’s Gift Sale

It came without ribbons.
It came without tags.
It came without packages,
boxes or bags.
–Dr. Seuss

As you might imagine, we had to reimagine this year’s Gift Sale.

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Resilience
Annual Meeting
You’re Invited!
5:30 – 6:00pm Monday, November 16

This year’s annual meeting will be held via Zoom during the 11/16 board meeting.

If you’d like to attend this Zoom meeting please send your name to Megan Fair, or call Megan at 612-643-2092.  Please join us!

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Executive Director Position Profile

CohenTaylor is thrilled to have been chosen as PCYC’s partner in the search for the new Executive Director. Please click the link below to learn more and help us spread the word! Questions and candidate recommendations can be sent to PCYC@cohentaylor.com.

POSITION PROFILE
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Thank You for Your Support

Living Tributes and Memorials

October 1, 2019 – October 19, 2020

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Update: COVID-19 on the Northside

by Mary Jordan, Northside Teen Clinic

In all parts of the United States, Black, Indiginous and people of color have been by far the most adversely affected by COVID-19, and the North Minneapolis community is no different.

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