YIA promotes youth leadership to its highest level and asks youth to make a difference in the lives of others.


Our Mission, Our Values


YIA maintains and supports quality programs for students in grades 9-12.  We promote positive youth development and public service values, and encourage St. Louis County youth to become young leaders who are better engaged with their communities.  At the same time, we work to bring positive changes to Minnesota through partnerships with area businesses, organizations and elected officials.  


Upcoming Events

City Park Project
Start Date/Time:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 3:45 PM
End Date/Time:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 5:00 PM
Recurring Event:
Recurring Event Every 1 week(s) on Tuesday until 10/30/2018 (total 6 events)
Normal Priority

Starting Tuesday, September 25th, we'll be doing a weekly park project with Duluth Parks. We will know the location 1 week prior to each project. Other Tuesday dates include:

-October 2nd 

-October 9th 

-October 16th

-October 23rd

-Octobr 30th

Stay tuned for November dates. 

Owned by Elise Rigney On Monday, September 10, 2018

Our Program

                YIA is a St. Louis County Youth Program in conjunction with local government-City's and School Boards, serving 400 youth participants in 16 high schools within 37 communities in Minnesota. Through service learning projects and other activities, high school students gain leadership skills and civic engagement volunteer experience.


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