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A Day in the Life: Maki & Annie in Northfield

Maki Love (2nd year) and Annie Moore (1st year) are AmeriCorps Promise Fellows serving at Northfield Middle School this year.  Maki and Annie documented a day in their lives to…

Opening Up Her True Self

By Cesi Rasgado, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Minneapolis American Indian Center  "One of the teens I have been working with used to hide her face with her hoodie and…

Rob Reaches Out

By Hena Vadher, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Breakthrough Twin Cities  "Like many of my students, Rob has experienced pretty extreme trauma as a result of firsthand experiences with poverty and death. He…

Promise Fellow Week Alumni Spotlight: Sophia Myszkowski

Sophia Myszkowski served as a Promise Fellow in the summer of 2013 here in the Minnesota Alliance with Youth office.  Her AmeriCorps service came right after her involvement on the…

Promise Fellow Week Alumni Spotlight: Dimple Patel

Dimple Patel served at El Colegio Charter High School in South Minneapolis during the 2013-14 school year. Dimple says that an aspect her service that had the most impact on…

Promise Fellow Week Alumni Spotlight: Khulia Pringle

Khulia Pringle served as a Promise Fellow in 2009 at WISE charter school.  As part of her service, she supported community partnerships with the YWCA, NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center…

Promise Fellow Week Alumni Spotlight: Katie Lovrien

Katie Lovrien served as a Promise Fellow at Northfield High School in 2015-16.  “I truly loved serving as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow. The two most important takeaways from my year…

Promise Fellow Week Alumni Spotlight: Bao Vue

Bao Vue served at Lincoln International High School in 2014-2015. She says of her Promise Fellow service, “there are many aspects of my Promise Fellow experience that I found impactful.…

Promise Fellow Week Alumni Spotlight: Adam Kunz

Adam Kunz served as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow for two terms (2004-2006) at Minnesota Business Academy. Adam says that after graduating from college, he wasn’t sure what his next step…

MINNESOTA YOUTH COUNCIL STATEMENT ON SCHOOL SAFETY

The Minnesota Youth Council (MYC) is a collaboration of youth and adults working together to empower and mobilize young people across the state to exercise their voices, opinions and ideas…