When you choose to serve as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow, Groundwork Fellow or Summer Engagement Fellow, you experience the power to make a positive difference in the lives of Minnesota youth. Serving in AmeriCorps is the personal and professional growth experience of a lifetime.

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Chronic Student Absenteeism

Chronic absenteeism has become a critical issue for Minnesota schools, with far-reaching consequences, impacting student learning, engagement, and the likelihood of on-time high school graduation.  Our new report on the issue highlights proposed solutions for schools, districts, and state policymakers.

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AmeriCorps: Creating Change

Every year, exceptional people across Minnesota build lifelong leadership skills and support young people in their communities by serving in the Alliance’s AmeriCorps programs. Participants in these prestigious national service programs get a year of financial support and other benefits, mentorship and leadership training, and much more — while contributing directly to the wellbeing and success of Minnesota young people. 

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Minnesota Youth Council

The Minnesota Youth Council (MYC) is a diverse body of youth, representing a broad swathe of opinions, perspectives, and lived experiences from across the state of Minnesota. The MYC serves as liaison between young people, youth-led and youth-serving organizations, and state policymakers and the Governor and Lt. Governor. 

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We Believe (In) Youth

Minnesota Alliance With Youth believes all youth can succeed when given access to caring adults, safe places, a healthy start, effective education and opportunities to help others. Learn more about our values and the people that make our work possible!

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