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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…

Serve A Smile Grant Program Empowers Youth to Improve the Health of Their Communities

This March, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, in collaboration with Minnesota Alliance With Youth and Minnesota FCCLA, awarded more than $30,000 in youth service grants and in-kind dental hygiene supplies…

My Visit to Capitol Hill

By Zach Correia, Minnesota Youth Council member and Junior at Woodbury High School This past February I had the opportunity to represent Minnesota at the Junior State of Americas (JSA)…

Milah, My Rock

By Janey Atchison, AmeriCorps  Promise Fellow at Murray Middle School in St. Paul As the year progresses, there have been ups and downs. There have been days that I left…

Youth Day at the Capitol 2015

On Friday, March 13, Minnesota Alliance With Youth, along with partners Ignite Afterschool, Youthprise, Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, Minnesota School-Age Care Alliance, and YWCA of Minneapolis held Youth Day at…

Minnesota’s Graduation Rate up in 2014

GradMinnesota, the multipartisan initiative with Minnesota Alliance With Youth, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), and the Office of the Governor is working towards achieving a 90 percent graduation rate…

Global Youth Service Day Celebrates the Leadership of Young People

Youth, families, performers, and shoppers united at Southdale Center on April 18 for Minnesota’s celebration of Global Youth Service Day 2015! Attendees engaged in onsite service projects by decorating meal…

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…