Passion can’t be faked
It started with a dream: empowering African American students in Saint Paul through culture, art, technology, and social justice. With a diverse staff and Board of Directors who share experience in youth development, 30K embodies an unwavering dedication to the Saint Paul community—leading our path toward a better tomorrow.
Meet our founders
Transformative Justice Coordinator
Saint Paul Public School Board Director
Honorary Board Member
Internationally Known Artist
Professor in Business Law at Saint Cloud State University
Professor in Criminal Justice Department at Metropolitan State University
Internship Purchase Supervisor at Health Partners
Results that matter
The numbers are real. The students are excelling. Since 2013, our experiential learning model has helped more than 2,000 Saint Paul youth realize their full potential. With your help, we create boundless opportunities for the next generation of changemakers.
Get to know us
Let’s get the ball rolling! Whether you’re a student, parent, donor, or business, we’re excited to collaborate with you.