Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ)

NAZ exists to permanently close the achievement gap and end generational poverty in North Minneapolis. Together with our partner organizations, we are walking side by side with hundreds of low-income families as they put their children on a path to college.


NAZ Named 2015 Nonprofit of the Year!

NAZ is proud to be awarded the 2015 Nonprofit of the Year by the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce!


Data Shows MCA Scores are Higher with Length of NAZ Enrollment

Early results show NAZ-enrolled students are “turning the corner” in efforts to close the achievement gap in North Minneapolis.


NAZ Enrollment is Increasing

NAZ has 740 families with 1,735 children enrolled (as of year end 2014).