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Social Justice Through the Humanities (Youth Voice in Action) Mini Grants

At the core of the Minnesota Humanities Center is the Absent Narratives Approach– a values-driven framework for community engagement and collaboration. These values include: learning from and with multiple voices,…

Cleared for Graduation

"One of the seniors who I've been working with closely for the past six months has really struggled with math. On the last day of school, she still didn't have…

Gratitude

"As I reflect on my last several months of choices, I am so glad I chose to serve as a Promise Fellow. Somehow I was able to connect with an…

Minnesota Youth Council Statement on Governor Walz’s Ban on Conversion Therapy

The Minnesota Youth Council Committee is a state-mandated, state-funded, organization of 36 young people from diverse backgrounds and all eight of Minnesota’s Congressional districts.  The Minnesota Youth Council focuses on…

Comfort and Connection

By: Malone, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Minneapolis Public Schools- Longfellow Alternative High School (through Check & Connect) My students returned in person this week and they are so excited!!…

A Quiet and Safe Space

By: Hannah Fussy, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at STRIDE Academy "The students I support recently experienced their first full week of in-person learning during this school year. While serving in-person,…

Justice for Daunte Wright

[caption id="attachment_16144" align="alignright" width="274"] Artist: @arielsinhaha[/caption] When George Floyd was murdered a year ago, young people were the first to raise their voices in protest. In the year since, young…

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…

Support and Resources during the Trial

For many, the trial of former Minneapolis Police Department Derek Chauvin is difficult and traumatizing to watch. The testimonies, videos and images seen and heard in the trial are all…

How to Adapt

By: AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Julia Mantey, serving at Youth First Community of Promise "If this position as a Promise Fellow has taught me anything during the second trimester of the…

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.