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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…

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…

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…

Minnesota Alliance With Youth Awarded 210 Promise Fellows

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

The Alliance receives national award for innovation!

We're excited to announce that America’s Service Commissions and Innovations in Civic Participation has named Minnesota Alliance With Youth as one of the 28 Most Innovative AmeriCorps State Programs in…

Celebrate Global Youth Service Day on April 12!

Join us on Saturday, April 12, for Global Youth Service Day at the Mall of America Rotunda from 2 to 5 p.m. Each year, the Alliance serves as lead agency for…

Application Open: Ann K. Johnson Service Award & Scholarship

Ann K. Johnson Service Award & Scholarship This scholarship honors Ann Johnson and her lifetime of service, which was tragically cut short last year. Ann served on the board of…

Twitter Party Today! 3-5 pm #GYSDMN14

As you know Global Youth Service Day is just around the corner on Saturday, April 12th; to get increase outreach and excitement we're throwing a Twitter Party today from 3pm-5pm!…

Northfield Integrates Five Promises Through Healthy Community Initiative

Beyond “Cows, Colleges and Contentment,” Northfield also offers award-winning integrated services for families and youth, fueled by its Healthy Community Initiative (HCI). Like the Alliance, HCI is an intermediary organization,…

Alliance Work Supports Gains In Grad Rate

As Minnesota’s high school graduation rate hits a 10-year high of 79 percent, the Minnesota Alliance With Youth celebrates the collective work that undergirds this increase, a multi-sector approach the…