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Community Spotlight: Northfield

By: Jordan Taylor and Rachel Woldum, AmeriCorps Promise Fellows,  Northfield The community of Northfield features PRIMEtime, a collaborative program that provides after school programming to local youth.  The PRIMEtime collaborative…

Promise Fellow Spotlight: Chelsey Torgerson

What your role as an SCP looks like this year: I have spent most of my time in Moorhead planning 4-H after school programs.  Right now I have 3 4-H…

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…

AmeriCorps FAQ on COVID-19 The Corporation for National and Community Service is maintaining a FAQ on the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please visit www.nationalservice.gov/coronavirus for the most up-to-date information from CNCS regarding the impact of COVID-19 on AmeriCorps programming.  Review this information and reach out to the Alliance if you have further questions.  Click HERE for Alliance-specific updates for our Promise Fellow and VISTA members and supervisors.