Minnesota Alliance with Youth


    Minnesota Alliance With Youth is CURRENTLY HIRING AmeriCorps Promise Fellows for 2015/2016! Apply today and devote a year to service and youth engagement!

    Creating innovation through collaboration, GradMinnesota is an initiative of the Alliance, the Office of the Governor and the Minnesota Department of Education that aims to end the state's dropout crisis by 2020.

    Showcasing the power of the collective impact of youth, the documentary State of Using (created by the young members of the Minnesota Youth Council) profiles Minnesota youth who struggled with drug and alcohol use. Learn more.

Improving outcomes for Minnesota's youth:

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  • Caring adults
  • Safe places
  • A healthy start
  • Effective education
  • Opportunities to help others

Ensuring Youth Success!

AmeriCorps Promise Fellows dedicate a year of service to help Minnesota youth succeed; in school, work and life.  Promise Fellows help youth overcome challenges with academics, attendance and behavior, and set young people on a path to graduation success.  Interested in serving a year?  Apply today!

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What Being a Promise Fellow Means to Me

By La’Kiesha Shannon, Minnesota Alliance With Youth AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Harbor City International School in Duluth, MN Being a Promise Fellow is more than preparing students for their future. It’s about building a connection with the youth. It’s being that caring adult that they can trust and being that person who believes in […]

Promise Fellow Week Great Stories: Summer Job

AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Alex Breilein, serving at Denfeld High School in Duluth Summer vacation is a couple weeks away.  For me, it means working with Summer School.  For many Focus Students, it means working –  working their first job ever.  That is the case for my Focus Student, Jeremy.  Jeremy wants an income so he may […]

Hiring: Director of Education & Training, Quality Lead

Title: Director of Education & Training, Quality Lead Supervisor: Kori Redepenning, Vice President of Mission Advancement Position Overview The mission of Minnesota Alliance With Youth (the Alliance) is to ignite the spark in all young people to become actively engaged, develop strong voices, and acquire the skills needed for success in school, work, and life. The Alliance […]

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