Beacons Network Specialist
Hayley Tompkins is the Program Executive of the Minneapolis Beacons Network, a collaborative of four of the largest youth serving organizations in the Twin Cities: the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities, the YWCA of Minneapolis, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities, and Minneapolis Public Schools Community Education. Hayley began her work at Beacons in 2003 as a youth worker. She proudly works with her incredible team to support 13 Beacons centers across Minneapolis through coordination, technical assistance, evaluation, convening, professional development, and youth leadership efforts. Hayley earned her masters’ degree from the University of Minnesota in Youth Development Leadership, where she now teaches a course on community as a context for youth development. She enjoys geeking out on topics like youth-adult partnership, evaluation, and Beyonce.