AmeriCorps VISTA 

MN Alliance with Youth

Welcome, VISTAs, to your service with MN Alliance With Youth!  Throughout your term this website can serve as a resource and reference to contact and connect with your fellow cohort.  Minnesota Alliance With Youth believes all youth can succeed when given access to caring adults, safe places, a healthy start, effective education, and opportunities to help others.  Our work is driven by our 3 core values:  Equity, Quality, and Collaboration.

Check out all the cool things our members have done throughout their service! 

Alliance Contacts 

Kaela Schweisthal

VISTA Program Manager

kschweisthal@mnyouth.net

​612-293-8438

Elsa Skogen

VISTA Leader


eskogen@mnyouth.net

612-399-6513

Open Office Hours: Thursdays 12-1pm

Additional Contacts

Lauren Van Schepen, National Service Director 

lvanschepen@mnyouth.net 

Kita Yang, Lead Practice Officer 

kyang@mnyouth.net