Educational success for children, youth, and adults based on the two-generation approach for program delivery.

Adult Education
  • English Language Learning (ELL)
  • GED Support Class (currently Minneapolis only)
  • Citizenship Preparation (currently St. Paul only)
  • Basic Computer Skills Classes

In Minneapolis:   Teresa Ortiz,   612-746-3504

In St. Paul:   Roz Johnson,   651-379-4222

Children's Programming
  • Early Childhood Literacy/Kindergarten Prep.

Contact: Lydia Scroggins,, 651-379-4267

YA! Youth in Action Program

What are your hopes and dreams for the future? High School Graduation? A College Education? A Successful Career?

CLUES’ Youth in Action Program (¡YA!) guides Latino high school students to achieve their hopes and dreams through group activities such as:

  • Coaching Institutes on a college campus
  • Academic Support
  • College Preparation
  •  Individual Coaches that are professionals in their field
  • Community Service-Learning Projects
  • Educational Sessions for Parents

Participation is free and transportation is provided around St. Paul!

Contact Tanya Zwald for more information or to join! 651-379-4235

Watch the YA! video and learn more about becoming a student or mentor.

Parenting Skills-Building

In-home parenting support on topics such as self-esteem, child development, early literacy, discipline, and school readiness

Contact: Cira Sanchez,, 612-746-3536

In-School Partnerships

Includes mental health school-based counseling, family case management, & resource referrals

Contact: Erika Meza, 612-746-3530

Parenting Advocacy

Parent Advocacy & Engagement classes at CLUES offer parents the chance to learn how to advocate for their children within the education system here in the US and gain resources to help them better support their children’s academic success.

Contact: Lydia Scroggins,, 651-379-4267

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CLUES is an equal opportunity employer and program provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.