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We’re hiring! Join the Alliance team!

The Alliance is hiring!  Come join our team, helping young people in Minnesota achieve their dreams! Director of Training & Member Support: This new role will provide critical support to both…

Thank you, AmeriCorps Promise Fellows!

Thank You, Ms. Marston! From a Student at Waconia Public Schools "Thank you for all you've done for not just me, but everyone else too.  You've helped us all so…

I don’t know where I’d be without you

By Ray Anderson, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Fridley High School This year for the holidays I decided to give each of my Focus List students a card. Within each…

Ring, Ring! A Promise Fellow’s Morning Ritual

By: Lara Griffin, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at South High School with Minneapolis Check & Connect My work day starts long before I get into my office each day. It…

School discipline: Chart a path toward 'a world that is not yet'

By Rogelio Salinas This article originally appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on May 3, 2016. For as long as I can remember, a squad car with the bold, black-and-yellow…

We Are A Meets Standards® Organization!

We’re thrilled to announce that Minnesota Alliance With Youth is now a Charities Review Council Meets Standards® organization! Nonprofit organizations, such as the Alliance, earn the Meets Standards® seal by…

2016 Global Youth Service Day

The 2016 Global Youth Service Day celebration was held on April 16th at Southdale Mall, and celebrated the impact that youth make across the globe through service and leadership! Families, youth, and…

Young People are Leaders of GradNation, Too

By: Rachael Tutwiler Fortune, Director, Alliance Engagement at America’s Promise Alliance This article was originally published by America’s Promise Alliance. It’s not a field trip. It’s their job. Young people in…

Northfield’s Promise of Graduation

By: Maelynn Rosas Bermudez, 2015-16 AmeriCorps Promise Fellow While growing up in Northfield, there were limited programs aimed at supporting Latino kids and youth. As I reached high school, the…

A Promise Fellow So Nice, She Served Twice (in Two Different States!)

Meet Erin Ginnaty Moore! Erin is a rare Promise Fellow gem- after serving with the Minnesota Youth Council last year, Erin made the move clear across the country to serve…