Former Phillips Scholars
2016-2018 Scholars completed their projects in summer 2017.
Housing Discrimination and Homelessness in Minnesota
Creating Future Leaders for Hmong Male Youths
El Sueno De Vivir (The Dream to Live)
Danielle Marie Odeen
The Ombendam Program (S/he is excited or hopeful)
College Success through the Parents of First-Generation College Students of Color
Elizabeth Juarez Diaz
House of Hope
2015-2017 Scholars completed their projects in summer 2016.
Hope in Focus
Stopping the Summer Slide
Ngan "Jasmine" Nguyen
Reaching Out, Supporting, and Empowering Southeast Asian Immigrant/Refugee Families
GROW: Guidance, Reflection, Outreach Workshop
2014-2016 Scholars completed their projects in summer 2015.
Sagal Abdirahman Ali Shire
Time to Change How We View Health
The Triangle Program: Coach, Parents and Child Fighting the Misconception of Muslim Women in Sports
The Art of Making a Statement
Growing from the STEM
The Glow of Knowledge
Reach for the Stars
2013-2015 Scholars completed their projects in summer 2014.
Creating Support for Youth in Phillips Neighborhood
Addressing Personal and Community Health through the Lens of Food in Rice County
A New ERA: English for Refugee Adults
May Mao Yang
Kawm Luam Dej, Cawm Txoj Sia (Learn to Swim, Save a Life)
Leading from Within – Personal Leadership and Your Community
Mai Yang Xiong
iMusic: Reaching for the Stars
2012-2014 Scholars completed their projects in summer 2013.
See the August 2013 newsletter story, Summer work for two students means building community.
Learn to Manage your Personal Finance
Peer-Led Pregnancy Prevention in Northfield, MN
Kristy Lou Olson
My project proposal “Nutrient for Growth” involves creating and implementing an education program with a focus on nutrition and a demonstration garden at the Spirit Valley Facility in Duluth, MN. The Goal of this project is to promote self-sufficiency and healthy eating habits to enrich the physical and emotional lives of the young mothers and children living at this facility, as well as the preschool children in the facility’s Early Childhood Education Program. Press release
Promoting Hmong Interconnectedness
Sharing and Bridging Cultures across Generational Relationships
Youth Empowerment Project
2011-2013 Scholars completed their projects in summer 2012.
Bridgin' the Gap
"The Courage to Write" Magazine Project for Women of Color
Reading Takes Center Stage
Eco Education for Underprivileged Youth
Promoting Radon Awareness among Hmong and Hispanic Families
Skills for School
2010-2012 Scholars completed their projects in summer 2011.
Empowering Young Latino Women — Pursuing Education and talking about Family Planning
Healthy Fun at Heart
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Service for Unity, Civic Awareness, Creativity, Empowerment, Social Justice and Sustaining Leadership
Finding Yourself and Breaking Your Stereotype (FYBYS)
Youth Peace Keepers
Project HOPE – Health Offers People Enlightenment
2009-2011 Scholars completed their projects in summer 2010.
Expressionist Art “Youth Leadership Development through the Arts”
Young Hmong Women and Disabilities: Living, Learning and Leading Together
Do You Hear What I See?
Cultural Experiences and Self-Awareness (CESA)
"Bodies Upon the Gears"
Hip-Hop Anonymous (Hip-Hop Anonimo in Spanish)