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Media Coverage


Southwest Journal - August 15, 2017

Project SUCCESS receives $100k grant from Super Bowl committee

The youth-development organization will use the funding to provide students with the ability to complete courses and earn school credit, develop technology skills and earn certifications in subjects such as health, wellness and physical education.


KARE11 - August 15, 2017

Project SUCCESS gets SB52 Legacy Grant

Project SUCCESS received a boost to help students via a $100,000 Super Bowl Legacy grant in August 2017.


Southwest Journal - March 22, 2017

Project SUCCESS brings MPS students to “King Lear” — at home and abroad

Eight Minneapolis Public Schools students had a chance to see "King Lear" in London with Project SUCCESS in fall 2016, leading up to March 2017 field trips to the Guthrie's production of the show for 4,000 Minneapolis Public Schools students. Southwest Journal highlights the London experience and Project SUCCESS programming.


KSTP-TV News - March 14, 2017

Project SUCCESS "King Lear" Experience on KSTP

Throughout March 2017, Project SUCCESS brought more than 4,000 students from Minneapolis Public Schools to see "King Lear" in partnership with the Guthrie Theater. This segment covers one of our three field trips, and aired on KSTP on March 14, 2017.


The Wake - March 13, 2017

“The Bad Kids” Leads to Important Discussions on Education

Featuring Project SUCCESS Executive Director Adrienne Diercks, who participated in a panel discussion following a screening of the documentary “The Bad Kids” at the TPT.


MPR News - September 23, 2016

Minnesotans mark the opening of African-American museum in D.C.

In September of 2016, we brought eight Minneapolis Public Schools high school students to the National Museum of African American Heritage and Culture in Washington, D.C.


Saint Paul Magazine - August 2016

Spotlight on Success

Highlighting our student-created musical, "And So I Did," and the cast's engaging performances to students all over the Twin Cities.


MinnPost - April 20, 2016

Celebrating youth enrichment through theater, goal setting and experiential learning

A MinnPost reporter's perspective on the 4th annual Dreams to Acton Breakfast, which took place April 19, 2016.


La Voz Latina - April 1, 2016

Project SUCCESS se presentó en Morelos con gran éxito (Spanish)

Project SUCCESS introduced themselves with great success in Morelos (English) 

An article published in La Voz Latina about our student-created musical, "And So I Did," and our travels to Mexico.


MinnPost - March 18, 2016

'Hungry for Equity': Students inspire and challenge us to reduce disparities

Featuring Project SUCCESS alumna, Husna Ibrahim, who spoke at the March 5 Hungry for Equity Forum.


Southwest Journal - February 11, 2016

Project SUCCESS heads to Mexico (pg. A15)

Information about Project SUCCESS and our February 2016 trip to Mexico with student-created musical, "And So I Did."


MinnPost - October 26, 2015

A visit to Harvard offers information, and inspiration, for Minneapolis students

Highlighting the Minneapolis Public Schools / Project SUCCESS partnership on a college tour to Boston. Adrienne Diercks and Roosevelt High School student Pa Kou Lee are featured.


ThreeSixty - May 15, 2015

Finding SUCCESS in her journey

Alumna Amira Warren-Yearby writes about her experience with Project SUCCESS.


Comcast Newsmakers - May 2, 2015

Featuring Adrienne Diercks:


Twin Cities Daily Planet - April 29, 2015

Her Dream Came True: Meet Husna Ibrahim

A Community Voices submission by Gino Terrell featuring Project SUCCESS alumna Husna Ibrahim


Twin Cities Daily Planet - December 22, 2014

Project SUCCESS aims to help kids better achieve goals

A Community Voices submission by Gino Terrell


WCCO-TV - November 6, 2014

Adrienne Diercks Talks Maiden Minnesota (video no longer available)

Project SUCCESS was the 2014 charity partner with Maiden Minnesota.


KARE-11 - November 1, 2014

Maiden Minnesota celebrates local, women-owned companies 

Project SUCCESS was the 2014 charity partner with Maiden Minnesota.



Clear Channel Radio - Twin Cities Community Podcast - August 25, 2014

Project SUCCESS

Broadcast on 8/24 and 8/31/14 on KTLK, KDWB, The FAN, K102, KOOL 108 and Cities 97, Adrienne Diercks talks about Project SUCCESS during a 30 minute interview with Cities 97's Lee Valsvik


Minnesota Public Radio - August 19, 2014

Rybak, Generation Next announce steps to shrink achievement gap

R.T. Rybak mentions Project SUCCESS and alumna Husna Ibrahim, as she "brought down the house" at Generation Next's announcement of its plan to tackle the achievement gap.


Star Tribune - August 19, 2014

Generation Next pushes ambitious plan to reduce achievement gap 

Article features photo of Project SUCCESS Alumna, Husna Ibrahim, as she fired up the crowd at Generation Next's announcement of its plan to tackle the achievement gap.


St. Paul Pioneer Press - August 18, 2014

St. Paul, Minneapolis schools lay out achievement-gap strategy

Project SUCCESS and Patrick Henry High School alumna Husna Ibrahim and Project SUCCESS are mentioned as part of the Generation Next announcement. 


BringMeTheNews - August 18, 2014

Coalition led by Rybak offers plan to attack achievement gap in schools

"This is not a losing battle. Caring adults who take the time to make a difference actually make an impact." - Project SUCCESS and Patrick Henry High School alumna, Husna Ibrahim


KSTP - August 18, 2014

Education Leaders Work to Close Achievement Gap in Twin Cities Schools

Project SUCCESS and Patrick Henry High School alumna Husna Ibrahim is featured in this segment about the Generation Next announcement.


WCCO - August 18, 2014

Generation Next Announces Plan to Bridge Achievement Gap

Project SUCCESS and Patrick Henry High School alumna Husna Ibrahim is featured in this segment about the Generation Next announcement.


Star Tribune Editorial - December 4, 2013

Local bright spots in college readiness push


Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Best of the Twin Cities - October 1, 2013

Living to Give: 2013 Volunteer Hall of Fame

Project SUCCESS Board Member Elise Linehan honored in the Volunteer Hall of Fame


MinnPost Learning Curve - May 6, 2013

Project SUCCESS celebrating its now-documented results


WCCO TV  Life To The Max - May 4, 2013

"Helping Kids Dream"


Minnesota Public Radio Classical - November 28, 2012

Music with Minnesotans: Ryan Shipley


Twin Cities METRO Magazine - September 2012

Gap Year(s), How Minnesota’s educational achievement gap will plague our future, featuring Adrienne Diercks.


KARE 11 Sunrise - August 16, 2012

Project SUCCESS and Twin Cities Public Schools


KMSP Fox 9 Morning News - August 9, 2012

Help the Transition Into High School With Project SUCCESS


KMSP Fox 9 Morning News — July 3, 2012

Project Success enriches Minn. kids lives


Insight interview with Project SUCCESS' Laura Garcia and Paige Ware, hosted by Clear Channel Communities™. The original interview aired on KDWB, Twin Cities News Talk, the FAN, K102, Cities 97 and KOOL 108 on May 6 and 13, 2012. Click here to hear the podcast.


In November 2011, Project SUCCESS was selected as the charity partner for the annual event, Maiden Minnesota. The following links are media coverage for the event:

Star Tribune

WCCO

KARE 11


KMSP News — August 22, 2011

Founder Talks Project Success Workshops


KMSP News — June 16, 2011

Project Success Talks BWCA Learning




the southerner - May 2010

Founder of Project SUCCESS honored for leadership and achievement, encouraging all people to take on new challenges

Southwest Journal — April 19 - May 2, 2010

An award-winning attitude


Twin Cities Daily Planet - March 30, 2010

13th Annual Ann Bancroft Dream Maker Awards


Hill & Lake Press - March 19, 2010

Adrienne Diercks of Project SUCCESS Named Winner of Ann Bancroft Award

Star Tribune - August 12, 2009

Ninth-graders get ready for the big time


BI / Digital Marketing (now BI Worldwide) - Digital Soup Employee Newsletter - May 2009

Project SUCCESS and BI / Digital Marketing

KARE 11 - Whatever
Original Airdate: July 12, 2008


Life to the Max - The Success of Project SUCCESS
Original Airdate: April 26, 2008


Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business - July 11, 2008

Women to Watch - Adrienne Diercks

The Bridge - April 2009

Southwest Journal - August 25, 2008
Bringing SUCCESS to Washburn
 

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Star Tribune - March 12, 2008
Project SUCCESS Recipient of 2008 Sally Award




Minnesota Public Radio - May 30, 2006
Making Art Accessible to the Poor: Remove the Obstacles


Project SUCCESS on KARE 11 - Oct. 2006

What's Cool in Our School


Southwest Journal - Feb 21, 2005

Project Success asks students 'WHAT'S NEXT?'

Insight Magazine - Feb 7, 2005

Treemonisha, Scott Joplin's opera, a bridge to new arts experiences

Star Tribune - Dec 28, 2004

Art can lead to success in the real world

Business Journal - Dec 6, 2002

Setting the Stage: Project Success helps kids dream through performances at the Guthrie and other area theaters