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Deadline Extended:Apply to serve on the Minnesota Youth Council!

Apply to serve on the Minnesota Youth Council!  Are you interested in promoting youth voice across our state? Do you like working closely with youth and adults? Do you have…

Promise Places

The Minnesota Alliance With Youth, the state affiliate of America’s Promise Alliance and active supporter of the Grad Nation movement, is proud to announce the opening of nominations for Promise…

Minnesota Youth Council Application

Applications to be a part of the 2011-2012 Minnesota Youth Council are now available! Apply to become a member of the Minnesota Youth Council today! Applications are due September 5,…

Host Site Dakota Wicohan on Kare 11's Land of 10,000 Stories

Dakota Wicohan, Host Site to Promise Fellows Grace Goldtooth, Laverne Goodthunder, and Mariah Heffner. Read the full story.

Youth Violence Prevention Microgrants Available

The City of Minneapolis has announced a new youth violence prevention initiative: Summer 612.  This initiative is being co-sponsored by the City of Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Foundation and Padilla Speer…

National Service-Count on Us!

This is a great video put out by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) about National Service and AmeriCorps!

The Alliance meets with the President!

Minnesota Alliance With Youth was invited to the White House to participate in a roundtable that promotes Youth Voice and Youth Engagement. The Alliance sent Esther Lee, Board of Directors…

Youth Spotlight: Alec Kinne

The STEP program provides youth a safe and positive environment that connects them with caring adults, increases academic performance and promotes civic engagement. For fifth grader Alec Kinne, STEP has…

Promise Press Spring 2011, Volume 14, Issue 3

Promise Press Spring 2011: Promise Press May 2011

Promise Fellow Spotlight: Holly Walters

Why did you become a Promise Fellow? Because of the Five Promises: Safe Places, Caring Adults, A Healthy Start, Effective Education, and Opportunities to Help Others.  They are everything I…