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2010 Red Wagon Awards

Eighth Annual Red Wagon Award Recipients Honored! The Minnesota Alliance with Youth, in conjunction with the office of Lieutenant Governor Carol Molnau, proudly presented the 8th annual Red Wagon Awards,…

Volunteer Spike

NEW REPORT SHOWS GREATEST SPIKE IN VOLUNTEERS SINCE 2003 Published June 18, 2010 America's Promise Alliance Despite difficult economic times, the number of Americans volunteering in their communities jumped by…

#1 in Volunteering

Twin Cities tops nation in volunteering By Paul Walsh Published June 15, 2010 Star Tribune The Twin Cities leads all metropolitan areas in volunteering. That finding was released Tuesday by…

AmeriCorps Grants

CNCS Announces $234 Million in AmeriCorps Grants By Nancy Lewis Published June 7, 2010 Youth Today The first round of AmeriCorps grants under the Kennedy Serve America Act – which…

Summit Conversation

YOUTH SUMMIT SPURS CONVERSATION By Katie Gard AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Fergus Falls Over 70 youth and adults representing a broad range of clubs, businesses, and organizations in Fergus Falls gathered…

The Paperbag Princess

CINDERELLAS TURN FAIRY GODMOTHER'S Published April 27, 2010 Northfield News Eight Northfield teens transformed into real-life Cinderellas want to give back to the organization that helped outfit them for prom.…

WHS Ambassadors Help Newcomers

AMBASSADORS PROGRAM By Laura Grevas Published April 16, 2010 The Worthington Daily Globe Starting high school can be a challenge, but it’s one that’s made easier by a friendly face.…

1st MN Alliance Youth Co-Chair Joins CBS

EX-CNBC REPORTER JOINS CBS By Phil Rosenthal Published April 01, 2010 Chicago Tribune Rebecca Jarvis got an early start in broadcasting with a 1997 stint on "Whatever," a teen news…

Students Help Flood Victims

"SANDWICH BRIGADE" AT WORK By Jeff Hage Published March 22, 2010 The Daily Journal When the American Red Cross needed 4,000 ham sandwiches made and bagged it turned to an…

Promise Fellow Feature

GIVING A LITTLE PUSH Published November 17, 2009 Albert Lea Tribune Bridging the gap for students who could otherwise fall through the cracks. That’s the goal of Southwest Middle School’s…