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:

See how the promises change lives
  • Caring adults
  • Safe places
  • A healthy start
  • Effective education
  • Opportunities to help others

Ensuring Youth Success!

Hosted by the Alliance, “A Summit of Experts” brought together youth, educators, mentors, AmeriCorps Promise Fellows, and elected officials to discuss ways to increase youth engagement, improve graduation rates, and ensure postsecondary success.

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2013-2014 Annual Report on Instagram

The Alliance is pleased to announce the release of our 2013-2014 Annual Report!  The report highlights the inspiring work of our AmeriCorps Promise Fellows, the young leaders of the Minnesota Youth Council, the collaborative innovation of GradMinnesota, and much more. The 2013-2014 Annual Report is available exclusively on Instagram.  We invite you to experience the […]

The Power of Two

THE POWER OF TWO By Joe Pendal, Promise Fellow with Check & Connect at Burnsville High School Burnsville High School is one of Minnesota’s most diverse. Fortunately, my fears, that my race and age would be problematic, have proven inconsequential. Even so, nothing I do will hold a candle to the life’s work of one of the school’s […]

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