“MY Place” Mankato Youth Place, opened in October 2018 as Boys & Girls Club of Mankato to be: 1) A Safe Place for kids to learn and grow 2) Staffed with caring, adult professionals who develop ongoing relationships with members 3) Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences 4) Hope and opportunity In the fall of 2019 we began a transition to MY Place. The name is a reflection of community and youth engagement and ownership of the space. Mankato Youth Place is committed to providing a nurturing environment that empowers youth to build the confidence, knowledge and skills needed to reach their full potential. MY Place provides youth with programs to support success in school, a healthy lifestyle and character and leadership skills to prepare them to become contributing community members. Our mission to empower all young people to reach their full potential will continue.