June Newsletter: Jumping Jellyfish, It's June

Letter from the Executive Director: Join The Cuttlefish Society to make a monthly contribution to keep MOI afloat.

Porthole into Programming: We’re partnering with Pillsbury United Communities to offer summer programs at two of their locations.

In the News: “After-school program cuts leave thousands of Minnesota kids without somewhere to go." We’re proud to continue offering after-school programming.

Join Us: Interested in joining The Cuttlefish Society? Here’s a link!

Student Spotlight: What are some reasons to write a poem? Henos tells us.

Supporter Spotlight: Shoutout to all our generous donors, especially the Maggie Foundation!

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May Newsletter: A Marvelous May at MOI

Letter from the Executive Director: We’re facing a lot of change and exciting opportunities this month—join us as we dive into them!

Porthole into Programming: We have not one, not two, but three parties coming up! Learn more and we’ll “sea” you soon.

In the News: “What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art.” This is an important value to us, and we’re happy to see others value it, too.

Join Us: MOI is moving! Let us know if you can help us pack and set sail later this month!

Now Hiring: We’re looking to hire two AmeriCorps VISTAs for the 2018-2019 school year. Interested? Apply now.

May Events: We have three awesome events coming up to celebrate our young writers. Join us for them!

Student Spotlight: We’re dreaming of ideal worlds and thanking our awesome volunteers this month.

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April Newsletter: Poetry, Volunteers, and Events—Oh My!

Letter from the Executive Director: Young people aren’t waiting for adult help to make changes in their lives—help us help them.

Porthole into Programming: It’s National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with poetry!

In the News: “Young Writers Need to Believe Their Stories Matter.” The title says it all.

Set Sail with Us: MOI is moving! Donate to our Voyage Fund today to support our move this summer.

Upcoming Events: We have three awesome events coming up to celebrate our young writers. Join us for them!

Student Spotlight: We’re dreaming of ideal worlds and thanking our awesome volunteers this month.

Now Hiring: We’re looking to hire two AmeriCorps VISTAs for the 2018-2019 school year. Interested? Apply now.

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March Newsletter: March-ing into Spring 🌸

Letter from the Executive Director: Sometimes the simplest acts of representation have the biggest impact.

Porthole into Programming: As flowers bloom this spring, our young authors have, too—into more confident actors of change.

In the News: Our Young Authors' Book Project guest author, Danez Smith, is going to be judging the National Book Awards. Go Danez!

All Eyes Forward: MOI is thinking about summer programming. Want to get involved? Email us!

Student Spotlight: Ever wondered what it would be like to be a king? Ask Musa!

Partner Spotlight: Check out some of the organizations and people who made Trivia for Cheaters possible.

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February Newsletter: What We've Been Loving 💙

Letter from the Executive Director: A short, loving letter in honor of a short month full of love.

Porthole into Programming: We've been featured in the Smallest Museum in St. Paul, plus we're wrapping up the Young Authors' Book Project.

In the News: Check out a story written by 2nd graders at 826michigan—it takes place underwater (maybe in the Lost Ocean of MN?).

Calling All Cheaters: Trivia for Cheaters is March 20 from 7 to 9 pm! Make your team today.

Student Spotlight: We're featuring two pieces of student writing this month! One about a bike, and one imitation poem.

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