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By Sara Mitchell, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Bemidji High School "Why you late for school, son? Get to class!" I teased him. He cracked a smile, flashed me his pass,…

Promise Fellow Week Throwback Thursday!

Happy Promise Fellow Week Throwback Thursday! It’s #TBT Promise Fellow style and we’re throwing it back to the 90s when the AmeriCorps Promise Fellow program was born! Download our special…

Alumni Star: Joy McBrien

Joy McBrien is the CEO and Founder of Fair Anita, a social enterprise and one of the first Public Benefit Corporations in Minnesota. Fair Anita works with 8,000+ women in…

Alumni Star: Kate Byrne

Kate works for the Brooklyn-based non-profit Girl Be Heard, a non-profit that amplifies, develops, and celebrates the voices of young women through socially conscious theatre-making.  As Executive Assistant, Kate is the…

Alumni Star: Keegan Freiburger

Keegan Freiburger served as a 2015-16 AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at Minneapolis Public Schools’ Roosevelt High School.  Keegan says “I feel deeply grateful for my experience as a Promise Fellow because…

Alumni Star: Kia Lor

Kia Lor served as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow during the 2013-14 academic school year at Edgewood Middle School in Mounds View, MN. When Kia joined AmeriCorps, she was undecided about…

Alumni Star: Nancy Vang

Nancy served as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow in 2014-15 at New Millennium Academy. Her experience as a Promise Fellow strengthened her commitment to support students of all ages to live…

Alumni Star: Ryan Sarafolean

Ryan Sarafolean served as an AmeriCorps Promise Fellow with Project SUCCESS in Minneapolis in 2008. “As a Promise Fellow, I was able to gain incredible, hands-on experience both in the…

Hitch Your Wagon to an Alumni Star!

Hitch Your Wagon to an Alumni Star! The Alliance is proud to call these amazing Minnesotans “Promise Fellow Alumni!” Today, on Career Day Tuesday, learn about past AmeriCorps Promise Fellows:…

Beat the Odds

By: Emma Chambard, Alliance AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Children's Defense Fund of Minnesota I am so grateful that I was able to be a part of Children Defense Fund's Beat…