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Archive: 2014

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GradMinnesota Makes Strides Toward Graduation Goal

GradMinnesota, an innovative partnership of Minnesota Alliance With Youth, the Office of the Governor, and the Minnesota Department of Education, is making strides toward its vision to have all young…

Statewide Summit: Ignite Youth Voice for Change

On Friday, June 13, over 200 youth and adults from across Minnesota gathered at Hamline University for the Minnesota Alliance With Youth and Minnesota Youth Council’s Statewide Summit: Ignite Youth…

New Minnesota Youth Council Videos!

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLL2dOKYlyXCmTPpCAfDRwmf_9KaHesvL9[/embed] Have you seen the new Minnesota Youth Council videos? The Alliance teamed up with Youthprise and Twin Cities Public Television to make four incredible videos highlighting the work of…

Red Wagon Awards Honor Leadership, Achievement, and Service

Minnesota Alliance With Youth and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Yvonne Prettner Solon, were pleased to host the 11th annual Red Wagon Awards on June 9 at Como Park…

Alliance Recognized With AmeriCorps Innovation Award

To mark the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, the organizations America’s Service Commissions and Innovations in Civic Participation joined together to highlight 28 AmeriCorps programs from around the nation in their…

Success Through Collaboration: AmeriCorps Promise Fellows and District 287

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) recently announced $205 million in grants to put AmeriCorps members on the ground to tackle critical challenges in communities across the U.S.…

Meet the first #PromiseFellows!

Promise Fellow Alumna Sonja Karger Kuhn Sonja Karger Kuhn hasn't slowed down a bit since serving as a Promise Fellow.  These days she wears many hats.  She is the Executive…

#PromiseFellow Week Great Stories!

Great Story from Cameron Beeder at Battle Creek Middle School “A few days ago, at Friday baseball practice, the entire field where we practice was wet and soggy from the…

Celebrate Promise Fellow Week, July 7-11th!

Minnesota Alliance with Youth and the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship are teaming up to celebrate the life-changing work that AmeriCorps Promise Fellows do in our communities!  Join us for a virtual party on Facebook…

Extended Application Deadline for MYC!

Minnesota Youth Council has extended the New Member Application deadline to May 26th in congressional districts 1,2,5, and 7. We are no longer accepting applications in congressional district 3,4,6, and…