True North AmeriCorps is an AmeriCorps state program that has
been serving Northeastern Minnesota since September 2004. Each
year the program places AmeriCorps members at nonprofit
organizations to serve their community for one year.
AmeriCorps members make a difference by serving youth in the areas
of tutoring, mentoring and after-school programs. In addition,
members mobilize volunteers within their host site, engage civically
in the community, and design and implement service projects.
position of Student Success Advocate is a new one to the Duluth
Public Schools. There are SSA's serving in every Duluth public
school and in some private ones as well.