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Standing Up to Bullies

Standing Up to Bullies By Holly Mitchell, Promise Fellow at Andersen United Community School Recently, I paired up with a social work intern to write a curriculum for a girl’s group…

The Power of Hello

The Power of Hello By Rebecca Hotchkiss, Promise Fellow at Nellie Stone Johnson Elementary School I am constantly surprised at the power of greeting a kid positively. There is a…

New Glasses Change Perspectives

New Glasses Change Perspectives By Alison Hoyer, Promise Fellow at MERC Alternative High School At the beginning of October, another AmeriCorps member and I chaperoned a group of our students…

Open House at the Alliance

Morning Open House- Sept 24th Want to learn more about the Alliance?  Stop by our Open House on September 24th from 7:30-8:30am!  We'll have coffee and donuts to help you…

Conviction is the Key

Conviction is the Key By Brandon Tice, Promise Fellow at Ignite Afterschool By far the most nerve-wracking, uplifting, and meaningful day of my service this month was June 13th. I knew…

Inspiration and Appreciation at District 287

Inspiration and appreciation at district 287 By Ben Suker, Promise Fellow at Intermediate District 287 The thing I've enjoyed most while serving as a Promise Fellow with ISD 287 is…

“Take one branch”

"Take one branch" By Sam White, Promise Fellow at Edison High School It was a hot summer day and I was in a canoe filled with firewood and tents that…

New Position Openings at the Alliance!

Check out these great opportunities to get involved! Open Positions Impact Fellow The Impact Fellow is a new Promise Fellow position developed to support the capturing of Promise Fellow impact…

Minnesota Youth Council 2015 Swearing In Ceremony

On Monday, September 15th at 11:00am at Camp Ihduhapi, the 2014/15 members of the Minnesota Youth Council will be officially sworn in. The Minnesota Youth Council is an official legislative…

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…