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City of Lakes AmeriCorps

The mission of City of Lakes AmeriCorps is to help students build the academic language skills needed to advocate for themselves and be able to use education as a means to reach their goals. Our mission for members is to build a learning community through service, reflection and inquiry.

 

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Our Vision

Our vision is to serve, and not fix*, in order to eradicate the opportunity gap for Long-Term English Learners and other underserved student populations. 
* Based on the poem "A Fixer"

Who We Are

As a part of the Multilingual Department, CoL strives to support the education and development of LTELs in Minneapolis Public Schools. CoL is made possible by AmeriCorps and ServeMinnesota.

Join CoL

Applications for 2021-22 program year are now open on My AmeriCorps, Service Year and Handshake. Watch this video to learn more about what serving in CoL is like, and check out our Become a Member section to learn more!