News

• • •

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…

Little Things That Make Your Day

By Marcos Macias, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at White Bear Lake Area High School, North Campus On the Tuesday before semester break one of my students came to me with a…

Giving Back

By Tara Gibb, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists I have become very aware of the need at our school to find ways to support…

Reengaging Young People into School: Project Return

By: Daniel Martinson, AmeriCorps VISTA serving with GradMinnesota I asked Nina what she needs to stay in school. She answered, “Someone to be there for me”.  Nina is 14 years…

Youth Day at the Capitol 2017

Minnesota Youth Meet Lt. Governor Tina Smith At Youth Day At The Capitol Tuesday, March 21, 2017 What: Nearly 600 young people in grades 6-12 from across Minnesota will be…

Taking a Breath

By: Kaela Schweisthal, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Augsburg Fairview Academy In the middle of a busy and loud hallway, two people stand together, arms around each other in a comforting…