AspireMN is an association of
resources and advocacy for
children, youth and families.

AspireMN Mission
AspireMN improves the lives of the children, youth and families served by member organizations through support for quality service delivery, leadership development and policy advocacy.

AspireMN Values

Excellence – through quality and accountability, we focus on positive outcomes.

Action – leveraging the expertise of member organizations, we influence change and advocate for quality services in support of those we serve.

Inclusion – we create an environment where all members feel valued, supported and that they have a seat at the table; while centering on the voice of children, youth and families served.

Anti-Racism – our work must be rooted in addressing structural racism and its impact on children, youth, and families

Collaboration – we are stronger when we work together, with members, stakeholders, partners and policy makers.

2024 AspireMN Member Meetings

September 18-20: September Leadership Retreat at Ruttger’s Resort in Deerwood
Registration is $80 Register Here
Ruttger’s Room Reservation

October 9-11: In Motion, 2024 AspireMN Innovation Summit (formerly Youth Work Leadership Summit) - DoubleTree Park Place Hotel in West End, St. Louis Park

AIS Registration HERE - Early Bird Rate $25 off
Room Reservations - Special Rate until 9/9/2024

November 7-8: November Member Meeting at Delta Hotel in NE Minneapolis
Delta Room Reservations - Special Rate until 10/17/24
Special Rate available 3 days before/after

November 7: 2024 AspireMN Annual Awards at Delta Hotel in NE Minneapolis

2025 AspireMN Meetings & Retreats

June 12 & 13: June Member Meeting—Best Practices, at Pier B Resort in Duluth, MN

1919 University Ave. W. #450
St. Paul, MN 55104

Kirsten Anderson, Executive Director // 651-927-3694

Eden Fitzgerald, Assistant Director // 651-927-3693

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