Minnesota Alliance with Youth

  • SERVE WITH AMERICORPS

    Apply now to become an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow or VISTA for the 2016/2017 term!  Devote a year to service, youth engagement, and eliminating poverty!
  • GRADMINNESOTA

    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.
  • MINNESOTA YOUTH COUNCIL

    Minnesota Youth Council gives young people a platform to develop and strengthen their voices and engage in dialogue with legislators and decision makers at the state and local levels. Apply today to be a part of the council in 2016/17! Learn more.

Improving outcomes for Minnesota's youth:

See how the promises change lives
  • 1Caring adults
  • 2Safe places
  • 3A healthy start
  • 4Effective education
  • 5Opportunities 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!

Learn more about the Alliance!  

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GradNation: A Visit to El Colegio High School

At El Colegio Charter School in Minneapolis, something incredible is happening.  In a state where the graduation rate for Hispanic students is 65.6 percent, El Colegio students are defying the odds, with 85 percent of the Latino students in the 2016 senior class graduating.  What are the key ingredients at El Colegio that foster this […]

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