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That would be lovely

By Gin Eckert, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Wilder Foundation’s Youth Leadership Initiative “Yes, that would be lovely,” she said when I asked her if she wanted to go ice…

The Rubik’s Cube

By Danielle Marzinske, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Open World Learning Community (SPPS) It took me roughly one long and frustrating week to learn how to solve a Rubik’s cube…

Home

By Toe Mahasongkham, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Saint Paul Harding High School (with the Sanneh Foundation)  Throughout life, we all yearn and seek for a place that we belong…

PEACE Program

By Melissa Butler, AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Minneapolis Public Schools A highlight of my VISTA Service has been assisting the City of Minneapolis with recruitment for Pathways to Emergency &…

Finding Success with Early/Middle College

Early/Middle College programs are growing in popularity in Minnesota.  An innovative program designed to support students that find traditional school pathways challenging, Early/Middle College allows high school students to split…

Embracing the Unknown

Embracing the Unknown By Emily Kay, AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Minnesota Alliance With Youth with the GradMinnesota Initiative  A few weeks ago, on my third day of service, I was…

We Day Energy

We Day Energy By Sarah Adams, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Orono High School I was asked by my supervisor, Katie, to help chaperone 19 high school students at WE…

Talking Circle

Talking Circle By Meredith Myers-Petro, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving with Minneapolis Public Schools, Check & Connect, Ann Sullivan Middle School  This month is my first month of service, and it has…

AmeriCorps Promise Fellows Creating Bright Futures!

What supports and resources do young people need to succeed in school?  How can we join together to meet the needs of students that are facing additional challenges such as…

2016-17 Minnesota Youth Council Members Officially Sworn In

2016-17 Minnesota Youth Council MEmbers Officially Sworn In bY Judge Laura Nelson On Sunday, September 25, Minnesota Alliance With Youth hosted a Swearing In Ceremony at the Holiday Inn Bloomington…