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2018 MYC Student Survey

2018 MYC Student Survey In 2018, the students of the Minnesota Youth Council created and conducted a statewide youth survey, with 930 youth participating. Top issues of concern to Minnesota’s…

Youth Education Leadership Summit 2019

March 30th at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis Across the state, young people are in positions of leadership in their schools and communities, working within the same system and…

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…

Minnesota Youth Council Statement on Sexual Harassment

The following statement was created by the members of the Minnesota Youth Council: In this day and age, it is completely unacceptable for citizens and government workers alike to fear…

Fatima’s Journey to the Minnesota Youth Council

Hi, my name is Fatima Raye Menawa. I am a Junior at Stillwater Area High school in Minnesota, and a member of the Minnesota Youth Council. Before I joined the…

Youth Voice: The Difference Between Empowering Youth and Emboldening Them

By: Jacob Schimetz, Minnesota Youth Council Originally posted here by America's Promise Alliance on October 2, 2017 Many young people today are aware of the tools that amplify our voice—social media…

Student Perspective On Testing And Discipline

After months of meetings, research, rewrites, and late nights, the young people of the Student Advisory Committee (SAC) to the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) are proud to release their white paper:…

2016-17 Minnesota Youth Council Members Officially Sworn In

2016-17 Minnesota Youth Council MEmbers Officially Sworn In bY Judge Laura Nelson On Sunday, September 25, Minnesota Alliance With Youth hosted a Swearing In Ceremony at the Holiday Inn Bloomington…

School discipline: Chart a path toward 'a world that is not yet'

By Rogelio Salinas This article originally appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on May 3, 2016. For as long as I can remember, a squad car with the bold, black-and-yellow…

Young People are Leaders of GradNation, Too

By: Rachael Tutwiler Fortune, Director, Alliance Engagement at America’s Promise Alliance This article was originally published by America’s Promise Alliance. It’s not a field trip. It’s their job. Young people in…