Laughter and love filled the room as we gathered in commUNITY at Sprout. A story of hope and resiliency was shared by Kristi, a graduate of Marlene’s Place. Performances by Musical Guest, Patricia Lacy, and Youth Dance Artists Zhané Jackson and Desaré Cox uplifted our hearts and spirits.
Thank you for being a part of The Bridge for Youth commUNITY.
Dr. Stephanie Burrage, Chief Equity Officer for the State of MN, reflected on collective listening to inspire community change; and Executive Director Lisa Mears, provided a glimpse into program expansion for pregnant and/or parenting youth at The Bridge. Together, Lisa Mears, Board Chair Geoff Jones, & Sister Jean Wincek presented the 2023 Legacy Award to Tom Sawyer in recognition to his 20 years of leadership at The Bridge.