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2015–16 Minnesota Youth Council Ready to Lead

On Sunday, September 27, Minnesota Alliance With Youth hosted a Swearing-in Ceremony at the Holiday Inn Bloomington to honor the 12 new members and 21 returning members of the Minnesota…

Promise Fellow Institute 2015

“Faced with apathy, I will take action. Faced with conflict, I will seek common ground. Faced with adversity, I will persevere.” On September 18, these words were repeated by nearly…

The Graduation Crisis: Minnesota’s Challenge

In 2014, approximately 53,524 students in Minnesota graduated from public high schools. While these students culminated their educational journey with the satisfaction and pride of receiving a high school diploma,…

Historic Women

Historic Women By Emily Moews, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Minneapolis Public Schools' Check & Connect - Keewaydin I have been working hard with a student to make sure that she…

The Secret Reader

The Secret Reader By Jessica Hansen, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow Serving at Guadalupe Alternative Programs In the first month of school, I had gotten to know one of the students pretty well.…

Alliance Awarded $200,000 GradNation State Activation Grant to Increase High School Graduation Rates

Minnesota Alliance With Youth has been selected as one of three GradNation State Activation grant recipients by America’s Promise Alliance and Pearson. The grant initiative is designed to bolster organizations…

New 2015-16 AmeriCorps Promise Fellows Sworn In!

“Faced with apathy, I will take action. Faced with conflict, I will seek common ground. Faced with adversity, I will persevere.”  On September 18th, these words were repeated by nearly…

2015-16 MYC Members Sworn In By Rep. Dean Urdahl

ST. PAUL, MINN. –On Sunday, September 27, Minnesota Alliance With Youth hosted a Swearing In Ceremony at the Holiday Inn Bloomington to honor the 12 new members and 21 returning members…

Minnesota Youth Council Swearing In

The 2015-16 members of the Minnesota Youth Council will be sworn in on Sunday, September 27th! The Minnesot a Youth Council is an official legislative committee of the Minnesota Legislature…

What Being a Promise Fellow Means to Me

By La'Kiesha Shannon, Minnesota Alliance With Youth AmeriCorps Promise Fellow serving at Harbor City International School in Duluth, MN Being a Promise Fellow is more than preparing students for their…