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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 old.  When “life happened” and her family’s living situation became unstable, Nina and her mom moved in with her great-grandma for a short stint.  When […] Read more »

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 part of Youth Day At The Capitol, an annual event designed to give young people an opportunity to talk to legislators about issues that are important to […] Read more »

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 embrace. Walking by them, you can see tears rolling down a girl’s cheek with a boy whispering in her ear. People look in their direction, […] Read more »

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 sites in Minnesota. These competitive grants are awarded through Delta Dental’s Serve a Smile grant program to support youth-led service projects that address important oral […] Read more »

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 Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Read more »

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