What do we DO?

Under the guidance of St. Louis County Program Coordinators and school-based Advisors,

students particapate in a variety of school and community projects that foster leadership,

team-building, and community outreach.

Project planning begins with student involvement and is based on their interests.  

Some of the things that YIA is involved with include:


*Kids Voting     *Adopt-a-Highway     *Park clean-up projects       

*Kindness Campaigns     *Cardboard Box City     *Elementary Crafts        

*Food Drives     *Necessity Drives     *Nursing Home Visits           

*Nature Hikes     *Warm Drives     *Habitat for Humanity                     

*American Lung Association     *Holiday Gift Wrapping     *Ronald McDonald House   

*Boo at the Zoo     *Bentleyville     *Community Connect


and many more!

Trial - American Lung Association Capitol Lobby

Trial - American Lung Association Capitol Lobby

On March 22nd YIA Students partnered with the American Lung Association and went to the MN State Capitol to Lobby against tobacco.


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Trial - Make a Difference Conference 2018


Youth in Action members held the 23rd annual Make a Difference Conference on February 12th, 2018 at Fortune Bay Resort. Over 369 people were in attendance!  Students from Hibbing, Chisholm, Cherry, Duluth East, Duluth Marshall, Ely, Eveleth/Gilbert, Mesabi East, Northwoods, South Ridge, Northeast Range, Mountain Iron/Buhl, Proctor and Virginia High Schools attended the conference.

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Trial - 2017 Service Learning Trip by Abby Thompson

"The part I liked most was packing up rice meals for starving people in Haiti. There were a few other groups of volunteers there as well, and together we packed over 29,000 meals! What a great thing to do that takes just a fraction of your time."  Abby Thompson is from Chisholm High School.


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Trial - 2017 Service Learning Trip by Jayda Westerbur

"I wouldn't change anything about this trip. This trip was very heart touching and an eye-opener for me to know I am doing something to save children's lives." Jayda Westerbur is from Virginia High School.

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