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IGF programming is focused on youth of color ages 14 - 24. Parents and caregivers are welcome to attend. Please note a waiver must be signed for youth under 18 to attend IGF programming.

Please view our monthly calendar for upcoming events, classes, podcasts, and more. 

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Second Annual Black Love Event

Saturday, February 3, 2024
Black Youth Healing Arts Center
643 Virginia Street, Saint Paul, MN 55103

Join IGF and at the Black Youth Healing Arts Center for our second annual  Embracing Black Love: An Experience in Love of Self, Family, and Community!


This FREE community event features free activities, arts, healing, and LOVE. Shop the Ebony Emporium featuring Black-owned businesses, artists, makers, crafters, entrepreneurs, and food vendors. 


Interested in becoming a vendor? Click here to sign-up or connect with to learn more!

Need to pay your vendor registration fee? Click here.

Community Partners, please click here


What are Self-Care Sunday's?

Self-Care Sunday is a bimonthly event designed to create safe space, foster youth voice, celebrate community, practice self-care, and build a culture of healing rooted in the African diaspora. Activities and workshops are led by IGF staff, community artists, healers, and practitioners. Everyone is welcome!!!

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Read Brave Podcast with Youth Voices of IGF

In conjunction with the Saint Paul Public Library

Engaging youth with themes of intersectionality and resiliency as they relate to "The Stars and the Blackness Between Them" without a screen. Tune in and listen to Latrese and Moises as they use the power of the book to inspire intelligent conversations by using quotes from the book.

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