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YELS 2021

Youth in Educational Leadership Summit- April 2021 Across the state, young people are in positions of leadership in their schools and communities, working within the same system and towards similar…

What We are Fighting For

By Gabriella Cinquini, AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MNEEP) This past year, but especially these last few months, have been particularly tumultuous. The entire United States-- and…

MAKE Black History Month

By Nikki Coler, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Hopkins West Junior High I am supporting the Earth Club at my school- this group of scholars have ambitiously taken on four initiatives…

She Can Rely on Me

By Malone DeYoung, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving with Minneapolis Public Schools Check & Connect Program at Longfellow Like many Promise Fellows in distanced learning, I spend a lot of time…

The Good News

By Hannah Fussy, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at STRIDE Academy "In a distance learning model, many of the students will wait for me to email or message them to set…

Youth Voices at the Capitol

Minnesota Youth Council Representatives testified at the first House Education Finance Committee meeting of the 2021 legislative session.  "We chose to start this biennium’s hearings [listening to] youth voices. This is…

A Day in the Life of AmeriCorps VISTA Mikayla

"A day in the life as a VISTA has looked really different for me over the last two years based on what phase of my project I’m in and since…

Harry and Ruby: AmeriCorps Service during COVID

Ruby and Harry are AmeriCorps Promise Fellows serving at Augsburg Fairview Academy and shared a bit about what their service has been like this year! What has been the most…

A Day in the Life of AmeriCorps VISTA Samara

"Since August, I have served as a VISTA member serving with Minnesota Alliance With Youth and the Minnesota Youth Council. Even while working from home, each day looks different which…

Minnesota Youth Council Statement on 2020 Election

The Minnesota Youth Council envisions a state that prioritizes the agency and voice of young people from all backgrounds. The Minnesota Youth Council is a platform from which representatives amplify…

AmeriCorps FAQ on COVID-19 The Corporation for National and Community Service is maintaining a FAQ on the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please visit www.nationalservice.gov/coronavirus for the most up-to-date information from CNCS regarding the impact of COVID-19 on AmeriCorps programming.  Review this information and reach out to the Alliance if you have further questions.  Click HERE for Alliance-specific updates for our Promise Fellow and VISTA members and supervisors.