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Youth Council Members Participate in Listening Session

Apoman Abella and Ananaya Alwal members of the Minnesota Youth Council and students at Worthington High School spoke at a listening session in Willmar about the experience and impact the Nobles…

Youth Spotlight: Joey Gedgaud

“I hope to change the youth of tomorrow in the most positive way I can.”  This task does not come lightly to Joey Gedgaud, a senior at Moorhead High School…

Congratulations Jennifer Mitchell!

Congratulations Jennifer Mitchell! Recipient of a $25,000 Milken Educator Award. Jennifer is a teacher at Sojourner Truth Academy in North Minneapolis and they are one of the Alliance's Host Sites.…

Community Spotlight: Prairie Seeds Academy

Kaylie Burns, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow, Prairie Seeds Academy The service learning program at Prairie Seeds Academy is in full swing! Tuesday, October 12 found 50 kids and 15 adult volunteers…

School Integration in Minnesota: Regional Listening Sessions

Attend a listening session in your region about school intrgration and share your perspective. The listening sessions will focus on: the purpose of inrgration, recommended policies, and effective practices. Click…

United Way launches: Campaign for the Common Good

The United Way unveiled its Campaign for the Common Good to fuel organizations across the country to improve the education, income and health of America’s communities. The campaign centers on…

TONIGHT-Waiting for Superman: Community Forum

The purpose of this forum is to discuss how our community will respond to the urgency to improve academic outcomes for low income students and students of color. Spurred by the movie, Waiting…

Youth Spotlight: Pajnucci Vue

Her passion for service is what drives sixteen year old Pajnucci Vue from Highland Park High School in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Pajnucci’s motivation for serving is deeper than just wanting…

10.10.10 March for Children and Youth

On 10.10.10 the Children's Defense Fund held a March for Children and Youth at our State Capitol. The March organized by CDF’s YALT (Young Advocate Leadership Training) was to increase…

State Farm Grant Deadline Extended

Promise Fellows: This is a great opportunity to help fund some service-learning opportunities in your communities! State Farm Good Neighbor Service-Learning Grants (Extended Deadline: November 9) State Farm is proud…