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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…

St. Paul GradNation Community

In 2014, a coalition of representatives from Saint Paul’s governmental bodies, nonprofit organizations, and school district enlisted as a GradNation Community, dedicated to increasing the city’s graduation rate to 90…

Northfield GradCommunity Summit

Inspiring Youth, Creating Change Youth, educators, family and community members gathered at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota on December 9th, 2016, for the Northfield Graduation Summit.  Selected by America’s Promise…

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…