Sanneh Statement 1.28

By Amy Kuehn | January 29, 2023

The Sanneh Foundation’s statement regarding the shooting on Pederson Street near Conway Community Center Last night, there was a drive-by shooting of a 15 year old male on Pederson Street in Saint Paul near the Conway Community Center. The victim and his friends proceeded to Conway for help.  The Sanneh Foundation staff coordinated with police and paramedics to get help on the way.  During this time, the staff gave the victim emotional and physical support…

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MLK Day 2023

By Amy Kuehn | January 16, 2023

MLK Day Statement from CEO Tony Sanneh We celebrate the life of a great man today, who taught us justice and peace.  Patience for change is not one of my strongest qualities.  I believe we all deserve better and we all need better. One of the quotes from Dr. King reminds me that time is not on our side, and what we have at stake will require hard work to move things forward. Thank you to an…

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Soccer Match

Dems Stage Theatrical Comeback to Reclaim Title as Congressional Soccer Match Champions

By Amy Kuehn | May 3, 2022

Dems Stage Theatrical Comeback to Reclaim Title as Congressional Soccer Match Champions! WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Congressional Soccer Match – this year presented by the U.S. Soccer Federation – returned in all its excitement, convening embassy employees, Members of Congress, sports legends, Hill staffers, and soccer fans in support of the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s proven, life-changing programs for children in underserved communities. In their first meeting since…

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By Amy Kuehn | June 20, 2021

FIRE TO PART OF THE BUILDING PUTS PARTNERSHIPS INTO ACTION IN SUPPORT OF EAST SIDE YOUTH AND FAMILIES St. Paul, MN. (June 20, 2021)  – In the very early morning of Sunday, June 20, 2021 the Conway Community Center on St. Paul’s East Side was the scene of a fire at the west entrance to the building. The building was empty when the fire occurred, and there were no physical injuries. The building’s entryway and…

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Sanneh Launches TikTok Account to Reach out to Youth

By Amy Kuehn | June 18, 2021

The Sanneh Foundation is now on TikTok! The Foundation launched our new social media account this Thursday. The account will highlight the day-to-day ongoing activities of Sanneh and our team, starting with summer soccer and basketball camps.  The new platform is a great space to interact with young people. The Sanneh Foundation has always centered our actions on youth participation and youth engagement; our youth workforce feeds families, mentors students, and teaches youth sports camps.…

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Celebrating International Social Emotional Learning Day

By Amy Kuehn | March 25, 2021

Celebrating International Social Emotional Learning The Urban Assembly and SEL4US has invited communities across the globe to celebrate social emotional learning (SEL) Day. The theme this year is “Building Bonds, Reimagining Community.” Social emotional learning (SEL) is the process of developing the self-awareness, self-control, and interpersonal skills that are vital to succeeding in school, work, and life. SEL is a critical part of Sanneh’s learning curriculum. The Foundation recognizes the importance of relationship development for creating strong learning communities and…

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Sanneh Welcomes New Dreamline Regional Manager and New HR Generalist

By Amy Kuehn | March 12, 2021

Sanneh Welcomes New Dreamline Regional Manager and New HR Generalist Please join us in welcoming Emma Wolf and Jade Adams to the Sanneh Foundation family. Both Emma and Jade bring a wealth of experience and passion that will add to Sanneh’s already talented team.  Emma is joining Dreamline as our new Regional Manager. She recently received a Master’s degree in Social Work, with a focus on Community Practice, from the University of Minnesota. She has extensive experience with youth development and program evaluation. As…

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Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?

By Amy Kuehn | February 12, 2021

Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? A Black History Month Reflection While every celebration of Black History Month is valuable, this recent recognition of Black Life and Heritage is especially poignant; the death of our very own community member, George Floyd, and the wave of nationwide protests that followed his death has increased the need to reflect deeply on the struggle for racial equity. As this nation searches for solutions to inequality,…

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Staying on the Court: CCA Travel Basketball Moves Ahead Despite Setbacks

By Amy Kuehn | January 28, 2021

Staying on the Court: CCA Travel Basketball Moves Ahead Despite Setbacks For about 3 years now, Conway Central Area Travel Basketball and The Sanneh Foundation have been partnering to provide local youth with a rewarding and developmental basketball experience. Unfortunately, recent setbacks have hit the team. Unique circumstances including the loss of the Conway gym to the Learning Hub, the expense of tournaments, and the increased financial burden on players’ families, have made this a…

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Honoring St. Cloud Dreamline Manager Kim Johnson

By Amy Kuehn | January 13, 2021

Honoring St. Cloud Dreamline Manager Kim Johnson Dreamline Training Kim Johnson Kim Johnson has been a Dreamline Manager in St. Cloud, Minnesota since 2016. Her exit from the position is sad for the Sanneh organization. But, she leaves us with the assurance that she has made many lives better through her generous actions. As a manager, Kim supports Dreamline Coaches while they work with youth in local high schools. “I would describe the mission of…

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