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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…

Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation Announces 2017 Serve a Smile Winners

Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, in collaboration with Minnesota Alliance With Youth and Minnesota FCCLA, has awarded $30,000 in annual youth service grants and in-kind dental hygiene supplies to 22…

Board of Directors Annual Meeting

The Board of Directors of Minnesota Alliance With Youth meets for their annual meeting on March 15, 2017, from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Millennium Hotel, 1313 Nicollet…

What is a Full-Service Community School?

Lincoln Park Middle School in Duluth Ensuring Student and Community Well-Being By: Daniel Martinson, AmeriCorps VISTA serving with GradMinnesota Countless factors outside of school can affect the in-school success of…

Reflections on the Northfield Summit from an AmeriCorps VISTA Member

By: Emily Kay, AmeriCorps VISTA member serving with GradMinnesota I have been an AmeriCorps VISTA Member for about five months now, and in these short five months, I have been…

Sweatpants

By Maggie VanGrondelle, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at MNIC High School About a week back, I had a new student come into school to register at MNIC. She was quiet…