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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…

“I’m proud of what I have done.”

"I have been working with Alex since the beginning of the school year and he has been struggling with low self-esteem, work completion, mental health issues, and interpersonal relationships. What…

Youth Voice Service Mini Grants

The Youth Voice Service Grant (supported by the Minnesota Youth Council) offers young people in the Roseville Area School District and broader state of Minnesota an opportunity to showcase their…

Trick or Trivia: Virtual Trivia Night on October 29th!

Join us for a night of socially distant fun to raise money for Minnesota Alliance With Youth!  Gather a team of friends and family to compete against other Alliance supporters,…

“They deserve a world that will fight for them.”

[caption id="attachment_15382" align="alignright" width="309"] MNIC students celebrating graduation (photo courtesy of MNIC's Facebook Page)[/caption] By: Anna Schlipp, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Minnesota Internship Center - Downtown Campus "It was…

Minnesota Youth Council Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

[caption id="attachment_15342" align="alignright" width="242"] Illustration by @shirien.creates[/caption] The following statement was written by the youth leaders of the Minnesota Youth Council: On Monday, May 25th, in South Minneapolis, George Floyd,…

George Floyd and Resources for Conversations with Youth

[caption id="attachment_15337" align="alignright" width="248"] Illustration by Andres Guzman (Instagram @andresitoguzman)[/caption] The murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police officers is a vile and heart-wrenching manifestation of the racism and white…

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.