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Amir Locke

[caption id="attachment_16549" align="alignright" width="512"] Photo by Ben Brewer (@bbrewerphoto)[/caption] On 2/9/2022, the Minnesota Youth Council released the following statement: On February 2nd, 2022, Amir Locke was fatally shot during a…

Bemidji teen’s gardening program continues to flourish

Bemidji Pioneer (Story Link) Written By: Daltyn Lofstrom | 7:30 am, Jan. 5, 2022 Despite the bitter Minnesota cold, Bemidji homeschool senior Bridget Westrum hopes that her Growing Our Future free youth gardening…

A father & son duo making an impact in Detroit Lakes

AmeriCorps Summer Emergency Response Initiative member Brady was fascinated by the idea of bringing learning opportunities into neighborhoods instead of trying to entice kids into the schools. Brady is an…

Social Justice Through the Humanities (Youth Voice in Action) Mini Grants

At the core of the Minnesota Humanities Center is the Absent Narratives Approach– a values-driven framework for community engagement and collaboration. These values include: learning from and with multiple voices,…

Justice for Daunte Wright

[caption id="attachment_16144" align="alignright" width="274"] Artist: @arielsinhaha[/caption] When George Floyd was murdered a year ago, young people were the first to raise their voices in protest. In the year since, young…

YELS 2021

Youth in Educational Leadership Summit- April 2021 Across the state, young people are in positions of leadership in their schools and communities, working within the same system and towards similar…

Support and Resources during the Trial

For many, the trial of former Minneapolis Police Department Derek Chauvin is difficult and traumatizing to watch. The testimonies, videos and images seen and heard in the trial are all…

Tragic and Unacceptable

  The murders of six Asian American Pacific Islander women on Tuesday in the Atlanta area is both tragic and unacceptable. These events were a racially motivated hate crime, with…

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,…