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Alliance Strategic Framework

Dear friends, Over the past year, I’ve been humbled to lead the Alliance though an incredible process of exploration and reflection.  Young people, AmeriCorps alumni, current partners, founding members, funders,…

Youth Education Leadership Summit 2018

Across the state, young people are in positions of leadership in their schools and communities, working within the same system and towards similar goals regarding education and equity.  However, we…

“I listened to him.”

Heidi Rieck, 2017/18 AmeriCorps Promise Fellow with the Dreamline Program at Rochester Kellogg Middle School "This morning on my way into school I was stopped by a teacher who asked…

Holding Space as a VISTA Leader

If I asked you to tell me about a leader who inspired you, what would you say? If you asked me that same question, I would tell you about my…

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 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…