About Youth First


Northfield is a community with many assets. None is greater or more important than our young people. We need to be sure we are doing all we can to help make this a great place for ALL youth to grow up.

Let’s place Youth First!

Formed in 2015, Youth First is a collaborative initiative of the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative, the City of Northfield, and Youthprise. Youth First is one of the flagship initiatives of Northfield Promise.

Goals of Youth First

  • To increase opportunities for Northfield youth to have authentic involvement and voice in civic and community institutions
  • To improve resources and opportunities available to Northfield youth in the areas of future planning, career exploration, and healthy living

Priority Areas

Check out this video to learn more about Youth First.

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