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We’re looking for our next Executive Director!

POSITION PROFILE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – MINNESOTA ALLIANCE WITH YOUTH kpCompanies is leading the search for the next Executive Director for The Minnesota Alliance With Youth. This is an exceptional opportunity…

Addressing the Racial Wealth Gap

By Veronica, Development and Communications VISTA at Junior Achievement North One of the final projects I’ve been working on for the end of my term of service is putting together…

Joy

By Erica, AmeriCorps Youth Support Fellow serving at Urban Strategies I love serving with AmeriCorps because I am able to build genuine, caring connections with youth. I am able to…

Thinking about the Future

By Ainsley, AmeriCorps Youth Support Fellow at Learning Works I work with a group of 10th graders and I have had the chance to talk with all of them about…

Motivation and empathy are key to serving youth

This column appeared in Northfield News on July 14, 2022. Graduating from college into the waiting arms of a pandemic threw a wrench into my future planning, but the opportunity…

Foster Leader Friday

By Bre, AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Foster Advocates Foster Advocates’ Communications and Outreach Coordinator VISTA has been a leader in their ongoing effort to amplify voices from the community they serve.…

Waiting Outside the Door

By Jane, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Serving at Black Hawk Middle School "I met with the 6th grade counselor and Sarah on the first day of school to discuss her anxiety.…

Proud of You

By Tanya, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Centennial Middle School "I was assigned a student whose attendance was not the greatest. She missed a lot of school which resulted in…

Seeing Their Capacity

By Mary, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Highland Park High School in St. Paul "When I first started working with Elijah he was very disengaged in his Geometry and English…

I Like This Routine

By: Maddy W, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at St. Paul Public Schools - Murray Middle School "There is a student at my school who walks to her 4th period class…