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The Alliance for Youth
Americas Promise, led by General Colin Powell, is a nationwide initiative to strengthen the character of Americas youth. Hundreds of communities across the country have committed themselves to their youth, pledging to meet the five promises of Americas Promise:
Research has shown that when these assets are accessible, youth are less likely to engage in a wide range of negative behavior including alcohol abuse, tobacco and drug use, teen pregnancy, dropping out of school, domestic violence, and attempted suicide.
What is a Community of Promise? (link to What is a Community of Promise
The Michigan Municipal League is here to assist your community if you are interested in learning more about Americas Promise. Please contact Colleen Layton at firstname.lastname@example.org.